Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, Barranquilla

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Explore the rich carnival history of Baranquilla at Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi, a museum dedicated to displaying masks and other carnival memorabilia as a celebration and study of the tradition. A large collection of photographs and moving images on display further enhance the experience of carnival culture. Those interested in folklore and arts and crafts will find plenty of interest here, particularly in the African and Arawak influences. The air-conditioned building provides some relief if the weather is hot. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Barranquilla holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sala del carnaval Elsa Caridi and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The interactive museum is small, and although what shows is interesting, I found that it is very short so the visitor will understand what it is and means that wonderful and party with a long tradition which is the Carnival of Barranquilla.
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  • Been closed during all days of the Carnival. We tourists couldn't meet. What's the point?
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  • They start with a video in Spanish with English subtitles. It explains the background and history of Carnival. You can stand in front of a picture that dresses you in a costume, and you can listen to ...  more »

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