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Visit Barbados and discover our rich and fascinating heritage

Barbados Heritage

Discover Barbados heritage through our vibrant culture, historic buildings and the friendly people who live here.

With a rich cultural mix of customs and traditions from our English, African and West Indian ancestry, Barbados has a unique culture with strong links to the past.

As well as an enviable mix of sun, sea and sand, Barbados is proud of our globally significant heritage sights and attractions. Visitors to Barbados can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Barbados is known for its wonderfully warm climate, clear, azure-blue seas and soft sandy beaches. Add in tropical forests and lush natural beauty and you have a recipe for paradise. It’s no surprise Barbados is one of the world’s most sought after holiday destinations, and lucky visitors will tell you that there’s so much more to this tropical island. Welcoming people, the best food in the Caribbean and the relaxed lifestyle ensure our visitors fall in love with Barbados. World-class heritage is the icing on the cake.

If you have a passion for history and a love of the past, look no further than Barbados. With a designated UNESCO world heritage site and a rich and colourful story, visitors can immerse themselves in history and watch it brought to life around them through historic sites, traditions, festivals and fun cultural events throughout the year.

UNESCO World Heritage Site
Colonial Past
Bajan People
Festivals and Arts
Barbados Culinary
Barbados Music
Historical Architecture
Barbados Sugar & Rum
National Heroes
Barbados Sports
Barbados Historical Sites
The Traditional Bajan Chattel House