Cosmopolitan, friendly and relaxed, Barranquilla in Colombia is an industrial city with a party side. It's best known for the carnival it hosts every year, just before Ash Wednesday. Declared by UNESCO as being amongst the "masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity", the Carnaval de Barranquilla is a major tourist attraction that draws travellers from all over the world to the Caribbean coast of this friendly city.
Hiring a car in Barranquilla
Most visitors to Barranquilla arrive by air thanks to the choice of cheap flights to Barranquilla direct from several international and domestic destinations. Getting around within the city is dependent on budget, but the most convenient option is Barranquilla car hire. There are internationally recognized companies which offer car rental in Barranquilla and car hire from Barranquilla Airport can be arranged either before arriving or upon arrival in the city.
Places to visit in Barranquilla
With Barranquilla car hire sorted, the sights within the city are open for exploring. Aside from the extravagant celebrations of the yearly Carnaval de Barranquilla during which many rooms in Barranquilla hotels are fully booked, the city also houses several historic and beautiful buildings. Amongst these are the Teatro Amira de la Rosa and the Museum of Gold.