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Plaza San Nicolas, Barranquilla
(4.2/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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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  • It is a church with beautiful architecture, he spends awhile nice but of course be careful to go to this place since its location can become dangerous at any time.
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  • contains the history of the old barranquilla, san nicolas Church is beautiful and a tourist attraction, the square that surrounds it is very nice, all that was remodeled a few years ago to show locals and visitors alike.
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  • Site recommended for all visitors to the city more even after your last renewal.
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  • History of our city logo
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  • Very nice Barranquilla heritage Church and more now with your restoration
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  • A place specifically in woman
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