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Barbados’ Culture is a Rich Fusion of West African and British Influences
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Barbados’ Culture is a Rich Fusion of West African and British Influences

Also known as ‘Little England’, Barbados’ British heritage has impacted immensely on Caribbean Culture. Barbados’ capital historic Bridgetown and Its Garrison have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tropical paradise is best known for its Mount Gay Rum, Crop Over Festival, world­class beaches, charming communities and perfect weather.

Barbados’ culture, coupled with its African and English roots, has shaped our traditions. Experience our exquisite cuisine, timeless architecture and highly skilled artisans. Don’t just read about it, come and explore this diverse world!

A tour of places within the UNESCO World Heritage designation, such as The Barbados Museum or George Washington House, will give you a taste of Barbados’ history and culture. Our picturesque landscapes may be explored with a Hike by the Barbados Natural Trust. The Rock Hall Freedom Monument, which commemorates the island’s first free village built and inhabited by ex­slaves, is a must see, to complete your history tour of the island.

Other cultural landmarks that may be explored during your stay with us are:

Day 1

Farley Hill National Park

Farley Hill National Park

Once the site of a beautiful mansion built by Sir Graham Briggs for the entertainment of royalty including King George V in 1879, today Farley Hill has been designated a national park by Barbadian Government. 
St. Peter

Day 1

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

Day 2

Drax Hall Great House

Drax Hall Great House

The other Jacobean mansion on the island.
     
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