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Santander (Colombia) : Barichara
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Barichara is a village in the Santander department of Colombia. It is widely acknowledged as one of the best preserved and most beautiful colonial villages in Colombia.

Get in

Buses depart regularly from San Gil local terminal between 6 am amd 7 pm (3,000 COP / 40 min).


  • Barichara's downtown
  • San Antonio's Chapel
  • Santa Barbará's Chapel
  • Inmaculada Concepción's Cathedral
  • Cemetery


You can walk 2h from Cabrera to Barichara and from Barichara to Guane (3h). For more details see Trekking Section of San Gil.



  • Hormigas Culonas
  • Arepa Santandereana
  • Carne Oreada
  • Carne Seca
  • Cabro
  • Mute
  • Changua
  • Yuca



  • Los Tiestecitos, Cra 6 No 4-57, 726-7224. Cheapest of the town. Single : 10,000 COP.
  • TINTO HOSTEL, CALLE 6 # 2=61 Bloque E casa 1, 7267725 - 3102800218. checkin: 1200; checkout: 1230. A beautiful clean and tidy hostel, offers dorms and private rooms, very good prices one of the cheapest hostels in Colombia, capacity 20 people and has 5 bathrooms, Barichara is one of the 3 most charming places in Colombia, you can take a walk down to Guane (90 minutes) a pretty village. try steak with ants sauces or the traditional goat. [email protected] 15000.


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