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Towns & Landmarks

To better understand all that Barbados has to offer, you must first explore the handful of historic sites and properties that best reflect the rich cultural heritage of our beautiful island country.
Barbados is a vibrant island nation that boasts a bounty of wondrous natural beauty and gracious hospitality. And we welcome all to come and experience life how it was truly meant to be lived. Whilst enjoying all that Barbados has to offer, be sure to check out some historical sites, statues, monuments and interesting landmarks that can be found around the island. There are also four famous historic lighthouses dating back to the mid 1800s, Can you find them all?

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Harrison's Cave

Harrison's Cave

This unique crystallized limestone cave is one of the island’s most popular attractions.
St. Thomas
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Holetown

Holetown

In 1627, between February 17th and 20th, eighty (80) English Settlers landed at what is known as Holetown aboard a ship called the William and John . With them were ten (10) African Slaves, who were captured on the voyage. It is from this day that Barbados became a British Colony.
St. James
Hunte's Gardens

Hunte's Gardens

Hunte's Gardens, centrally located in lush hills of St. Joseph's, are conveniently accessible from all around Barbados. Just 20 to 30 minutes' drive from Holetown, or St. Lawrence Gap, not far from Flower Forest and Orchid World, they offer to garden and nature lovers one of the finest experiences one can fin...
St. Joseph
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Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) is the premier event centre in Barbados, ideal for the discerning meeting planner and conference delegate. Contact us today and make your special event EXTRAORDINARY!
St. Michael
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National Heroes Gallery and Museum of Parliament

National Heroes Gallery and Museum of Parliament

The Parliament Museum is open to all! Guided tours are conducted subject to availability. Persons can attend debates, tour the buildings and see the Clock Tower.
St. Michael
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Oistins Bay Gardens

Oistins Bay Gardens

Oistins Bay Gardens is a MUST. Renowned for its delicious seafood dishes and lively atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to mingle with locals Bajan style. Check it out on Friday nights!
Christ Church
Pelican Craft Centre

Pelican Craft Centre

The Pelican Craft Centre is a modern facility, the largest of its kind in the Caribbean, dedicated to the arts and crafts. The Pelican Workshops comprise Buildings 2, 3 and 6 of the Pelican Estate. Within these workshops visitors can see firsthand the creativity of our craftsmen including pottery, woodcarving...
St. Michael
Scotland District

Scotland District

Scotland District – Located at the top of a sub­marine mountain range, it is the only location in the entire Caribbean where this mountain range is above water.
Speightstown

Speightstown

Speightstown, also known as Little Bristol, is the second largest town centre of Barbados.
St. Peter
St. James Parish Church

St. James Parish Church

St. James Parish Church is among the four oldest surviving churches in Barbados and is located near the site of the island's first settlement in Holetown. In the southern porch of the church is a bell with the inscription - "God bless King William, 1696". This bell pre-dates the famous American Liberty bell b...
St. James
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