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Address: Calle 40 36 - 135, Barranquilla 080003, Colombia
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A must in Barranquilla!!

Wonderfully well rebuilt in its original Republican architectural style! The lamps hanging from the wooden ceilings keep the style. There are big two libraries for adults and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2015
Maria C
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a beautiful old building - the original customs house for the city. However, most of the building is in use by the Chamber of Commerce - the only space you can actually enter is the library. If you're into walking around and looking at things, this may be your cup of tea. If you're hunting for excitement, move... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Wonderfully well rebuilt in its original Republican architectural style! The lamps hanging from the wooden ceilings keep the style. There are big two libraries for adults and children, and the Hans Federico Neuman Musical Documentation Centre. Art and handicrafts exhibitions can be seen in the front yard.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

I went there for an art exibition. It's quite interesting but not that wow. I liked it because of the historic importance.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Beautiful colonial building with a gorgeous view of the Atlantic. The location is also suitable for private meetings and access is easy. The history of the place takes you back in time.

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Nelson, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Went to an art showing there. A little bit of Baq history. Went to an art showing there. A little bit of Baq history.

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