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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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St. John's Parish Church

St. John's Parish Church

Situated on a cliff overlooking picturesque east coast, the church was built in 1836 to replace the original building which was destroyed by the Hurricane of 1831. In the Church Yard rests Ferdinando Paleologus, descendant of Emperor Constantine the Great, whose family was driven from the throne in Constantin...
St. John
St. Lawrence Gap

St. Lawrence Gap

St. Lawrence Gap is a perfect contradiction. A bustling street that runs alongside a quiet and calm bay. High end restaurants that rub shoulders with karaoke bars and old rum shops.
Christ Church
St. Nicholas Abbey

St. Nicholas Abbey

St. Nicholas Abbey, located in the parish of St.Peter, was built in 1660 and is one of only three genuine Jacobean mansions in the Western Hemisphere.
St. Peter
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Sunbury Plantation House

Sunbury Plantation House

Sunbury Plantation House, built by Matthew Chapman, one of the first settlers on the island. He was related to the Earl of Carlisle and through this association, was granted lands in Barbados
St. Philip
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The Garrison Savannah

The Garrison Savannah

Close to Bridgetown and home to horseracing in Barbados, The Garrison Savannah was once a place British officers gathered to race their horses.
St. Michael
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