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Address: Calle 106 89, Barranquilla 080001, Colombia
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A great very interesting place to visit in Barranquilla

There is not much to do in Barranquilla, this is one of them if you lik eto walk and watch the sea. The plan is to walk through a long pier and look at the Magdalena river to your... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Bogota, Colombia
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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There is not much to do in Barranquilla, this is one of them if you lik eto walk and watch the sea. The plan is to walk through a long pier and look at the Magdalena river to your right and the Caribbean sea to your left. Watch boats pass by. At the very end there is a small slum... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My tour guide took me here but was an awful trip just to see ocean and river, there's small, old trains not comfortable at all they will take you half way (50 minutes) then you need to walk another 45 minutes and was scary, nasty place. Do not get there just spend time in another place in town.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It was a great day trip for us. 'Make sure you wear sneakers, sunscreen and as little clothes as possible. It's very HOT! We took the train to the end that leaves you in a little "town". From there you walk to the end, which is about a 30-45 minute really rough walk. You literally have to balance on rocks... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted to see something special regarding the great Rio Magdalena, to bad there is no really developed tourist attraction regarding this big river. We got a taxi from our hotel and he was willing to bring us beyond the small train waiting place (not really a train, more like small carts on old rails) to the mouth of the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The trip to Las Flores with its restaurants is nice - and then it goes on with old kind of trains. This is actually quite fun - these little cars cannot cross, so if one car/train goes and another one comes back, one of the two has to be taken off the rail until the other passes. At the end... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Ok, let me start by saying this is not a hike I would recommend for families or couples with small children. We parked the car at one of the restaurants which is located at the beginning of the hike you will need to tip the guy that will take care of it, we walked about a block and we found... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

You can park where the tram ( Trencito Turistico Artesanal ) starts and ride it to the end of the tracks for 15,000 pesos , or you can arrange them to pick you up at the last area for cars to park for 10,000. The tracks are old, rusty and uneven which makes for a rough ride but still better... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

What you'll see: Colombia's main river called Magdalena or Yuma by the native Muiscas, cross against the blue caribbean sea. Please do wear a lot of sunscreen, take some sunglasses and water. So our trip went like this, we arrived to las flores a small fishing town (also great to grab a bite of Barranquilla's fish dishes) known for its... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Great views, very good restaurants, nice hike to where the Magdalena River joins the Caribbean Sea. Wear sneakers, not flip-flops or sandals if you want to do the hike to the end of the break-water, it is a rocky hike, but easy. Wonderful views, and the place is in the process of being cleaned up and the buildings, very modest... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

From the accounts of our grandparents the beaches from the Atlántico Department had clear transparent waters just as in Santa Marta and Cartagena where they were able to build nice beach vacation houses, now everything has been washed out, even the old pier where the big cruisers from Europe used to anchor is gone! The sea water in Puerto Colombia... More 

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