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Plaza San Nicolas, Barranquilla

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Historic Walking Area
A visit to Barranquilla would feel incomplete without a visit to its social and cultural epicenter, Plaza San Nicolas--home to a magnificent church and a bustling market. The square and church underwent a comprehensive restoration from 2009 to 2011, breathing new life and color into the area. Marvel at the 18th-century church's ornate red and white facade, flanked by two towers. The market that takes place here is huge, vibrant, and full of affordable snacks and goods. Take a camera along to capture the renewed splendor of this plaza. To visit Plaza San Nicolas and other attractions in Barranquilla, use our Barranquilla vacation planner.
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  • Renewed and suitable for tourism. One of the first churches of Barranquilla and one of the most beautiful.
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  • Tourists visit the area for the sake of the Cathedral. In the afternoon there are many pigeons baited locals.
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  • Saint nicolas square remodeling was SUPER..! feels the change to pipe the city in its central area, the platforms were conducive to perform a good shopping trip
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  • For its historical value... It was the first square which had Barranquilla... Main square... Next to the Plaza de Bolívar ride...
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  • Absolute recovery of space public
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  • Excellent renovation to this our city historic citium
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  • The plaza is San Nicolas is a site of great importance in Barranquilla. It is a place that holds part of the history of our capital.
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  • Remodeled. Historic and emblematic of the city place
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