Barranquilla is considered "The Golden Gate of Colombia", name given since the late nineteenth century as the country's main port and out where travelers and goods. It is surrounded by beautiful landscapes thanks to its geographic location is one of the main centers of commerce and industry in the country.
The city of Barranquilla is home to one of the folk and cultural festivals Colombia's most important and the world. This celebration is the truest expression of the people, passed down from generation to generation. For 4 days a year the city saw the color, rhythm, joy and floods all over the country, achieving a significant increase of visitors wishing to enjoy these important holidays of the people native in Barranquilla.
On February 18, 2012 will start the Carnival of Barranquilla, considered oral and intangible heritage of humanity because it combines symbolic expressions of memory and identity of the people and the Colombian Caribbean.
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It has a convention center with capacity for 600 people, with the latest technology in sound and audiovisual aids. At his side is the Hotel Estelar Alto Prado, with 180 standard rooms and junior suites with a privileged location, just steps from the Zona Rosa and the main shopping, banking and business town.