• Colombia
  • Guajira
  • Spanish
  • 5020 km²
  • 277 913 hab.
  • COT (UTC−5)
  • Riohachero, -a
  • La Raya, marbella, Gimaura, Valle de los Cangrejos, Muelle and Guapo, are the beaches where the main tourist activities and attracttions can be found in Riohacha...

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    Beaches of Riohacha (Playas de Riohacha) Guajira
  • Plaza Padilla (Padilla Square) is the main squareof the city, named after Admiral José Prudencio Padilla, who was the first Admiral of Gran Colombia (Great Colombia). In the surrounding...

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    Plaza Padilla (Padilla Square) Riohacha
  • Paseo De La Marina (Malecón) with approximately 1.200 meters of pedestrian walkways, this is one of the most representative urban settings in the capital of La Guajira. It is known for its tall palm...

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    Paseo De La Marina (Malecón) Riohacha
  • In two days in Riohacha: Visit the Parque Padilla (Padilla Park) in the center of the city where you’ll find the statue of Admiral Jose Prudencio Padilla and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Remedies. The paseo de la Marian (Marina Tour) leads to the tourist pier...

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    What to do in Riohacha
  • If you want a pleasure trip to one of the best vacations spots in Colombia then you better visit the top tourist attractions in La Guajira. Its pristine beaches and natural sites will certainly fascinate you...

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    Tourist Attractions Near To Riohacha, Colombia

Welcome to Riohacha Guajira, Discover the best Places of Interest, Activities, Tourist Information, Tourist Attractions, Sites of Historical Interest, Destinations in Riohacha Guajira Colombia.

Riohacha in La Guajira, Colombia. Founded in 1545, it has a population of approximately 230.000 inhabitants. Dynamic trade and beautiful natural scenery with white sandy beaches, a boardwalk, pier, and the famous banks of the rio Rancheria (Rancheria River), are just a few of its main attractions, Riohacha is the perfect starting point for jouneys to the unique destinations of the department, as tour operators program tourist routes from here. In the Wayúu language the name of this capital is 'suchiimma', which means 'land of the river'.


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Useful Information Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

Riohacha is located in the central left of the Department of La Guajira, this area is bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the east by the Rio Ranchería, Manaure and Maicao, to the south with the municipalities...

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Getting to Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

The Aeropuerto Almirante Padilla(Almirante Padilla airport) receives flights from the city of Bogota Operated by the airline AviacaTaca...

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Getting Around Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

In Riohacha there main roads, the avenida de los Estudiantes, which crosses the city from south to north, the calle primera or avenida de la Marina that follows the path of the coastline from west to east...

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Shopping in Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

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The Malecón (boardwalk) has become an excellent stage for artisans selling crafts, indigenous Wayúu exhibit their backpacks and other craft pieces for sale to the public here. If you are looking for shops offering...

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What To See and do in Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

In two days in Riohacha: Visit the Parque Padilla (Padilla Park) in the center of the city where you’ll find the statue of Admiral Jose Prudencio Padilla and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Remedies. The paseo de la Marian (Marina Tour) leads to the tourist pier...

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Where to Eat in Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

The avenida de la Marina (Marina avenue) is the meeting point for lovers of good La Guajira food. Typical dishes such as chivo asado (rosasted goat), fast food, a la carte menus and other dishes are available at the...

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Tourist Attractions Near To Riohacha, Colombia

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

If you want a pleasure trip to one of the best vacations spots in Colombia then you better visit the top tourist attractions in La Guajira. Its pristine beaches and natural sites will certainly fascinate you...

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Tourist Attractions, Sights & Landmarks In Riohacha – Colombia Travel Guide

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America Department: Guajira

Among the many possibilities for visitors to enjoy in Riohacha, the capital of the department of La Guajira, are visits to Wayúu settlements, the salt flats of Manaure, and the Taroa dunes at Punta Gallinas. Other attractions in this city include the Plaza de Padilla and the picturesque pier, where handcrafted items are available for purchase...

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