Port-of-Spain Things to Do

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Port-of-Spain Things to Do

  • Knowsley

    KnowsleyA private residential mansion for the Gordon family, Knowsley was completed in 1904. Italian marble, Guyanese wood and Trini limestone are combined elements in this great house. Located around the Oueens Park Savannah and not far from the Magnificent Seven it is a further example of colonial opulence in plantation Trinidad. The building now...

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  • Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral

    Trinity CathedralOriginally begun in 1809 from monies allocated by the British parliament, this Anglican church was eventually completed in 1818. The stained glass and hammer beams of carved mahogany wood are one of the best examples of wooden church vaults. The church can hold 1200 and if it is open just take a walk inside. The space exudes island...

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  • Church of Immaculate Conception

    Immaculate ConceptionLocated at the Eastern end of Brian Lara Promenade in Independence Square, this great church is the home of the Archdiocese of the Catholic faith in Trinidad.An order of the Dominican friars who originally came from Spain in 1513 were replaced by the French Dominicans in the 1860s who chose the current site as their presbytery....

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  • National Museum

    National Museum & Art GalleryThe National Museum is housed in the former Royal Victoria institute which was built in the German renaissance style to house the arts and science institute that was built to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The Museum houses exhibits from the earliest settlers, indetured labourers, cultural and...

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  • make over!

    T&T is booming and the capital is getting an overdue if not overdone make over. It looks good however the development can be distributed more evenly, instead of making a megapolis!Check out these landmarks around town; all currently being built in various stages of construction.The palce is becoming unrecognisable..hopefully it will draw all the...

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  • Western Peninsula

    Driving west of POS , the lively suburb of St James is where local cuisine and beverage are a must; beer rum, roti, doubles, corn-soup and pelau - just to name a fewjust of the main route the Western Main Road WMR is Long Circular Mall and Ambassadors Hotel in the foothills.Continuing along the WMR brings you to West Mall in the glitzy suburbs of...

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  • Maracas Bay

    Easily the best beach and easiest acessible on Trinidad.Popular with locals everyday and the few touristsThe journey through winding mountains and down into the bay is picture perfect at every hair-pin.The waters are darker than Caribbean counterparts and rougher as well, but adequate life patrols make the dip delightful.You must try Fried shark...

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  • Chaguaramas- beach & more...

    Chaguaramas- a former military base, beaches, nightspots, Pier One, Moon Over, the BASE and the Anchorage; and access to 'down the island' cruises from Pier One is a must. They include food, music and drink while steering through magnificent private-island retreats; penal clonies and massive oil-platforms.

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  • The Roman Catholic Archbishop's...

    Built in 1903 by the fifth Archbishop oF POS, the Irish sourced stone is worked into a Byzantine semi-Renaissance influenced motif.Many other styles have been attributed to this facade which is exemplary of the exotic melange found only in 'Triniland.'

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  • Ambard's House - Roomor

    This French Baroque Colonial chateau remains the private residence of the Roodal family who acquired the mansion in the 1940's.Wonderful detail awaits if allowed inside.

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  • Stollmeyers Castle

    Completed in 1904, the Scotish architect who designed this work commissioned as a private residence for Charles Stollmeyer ; patterned the structure after a wing of Balmoral Castle in Scotland.During WWII both the CAstle and Whitehall were used as offices by the US forces.

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  • Whitehall

    Whitehall erected in 1905 in the Moorish style, now houses the office of the Prime Minister.It forms part of the magnificent seven of POS

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  • Queens Royal College

    German rennaisssance edifice built in 1904.The school was established in 1870 and remains an important bastion of secondary education. Indeed it was the alma mater of the country's first prime minister Dr. Eric Williams.

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  • Queens Park Savannah (QPS)

    Possibly the worlds largest roundabout just north of the city centre provides s breath of freshness after downtown.Home to the annual Carnival Grandstand parade on the south side, also the National Museum. The 'Magnificent Seven'- architectural gems on the West QPS ;the verdant foothills of the Northern Range on the north border. Here too the Zoo;...

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  • Park Guell

    On a piece of land on the Muntanya Pelada, in the Barcelona district of La Salut, Eusebi Guell wanted to build an urbanisation inspired by the concept of the garden city. In this he sought to return to nature, health and an escape from the insalubrious industrial city.One of the assistant is Antoni Gaudi who worked between 1900 and 1914, so this...

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  • Another Great Artchitecture by Antoni...

    Temple de La Sagrada Familia: Construction work began on the Sagrada Familia in 1882. Its promoter, Josep Bocabella, entrusted the work to the architect Franciso de Paula del Villar who, in 1883, was replaced by Antoni Gaudi. From this moment on, the work on the temple would accompany him for the rest of his life and he introduced artchitectural...

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  • Casa Batllo

    Between 1904 and 1907, Antoni Gaudi worked for the industrialist Josep Batllo Casanovas reforming a house built in 1877 and located in Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. The decoration of the house espresses a fully-fledged modernist language. However, the Barcelona population of the period were quite astonished by this work and quicly gave it...

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  • Port Vell

    Never ever miss Port Vell in Barcelona, Esp, around sunset. It is the new port in Barcelona and the one of the biggest entainment centre too. There is a bridge called Moll d'Espanya that connects the port and Rambla Del Mar where is an entertainment center. There are IMAX, Maremagnum and the biggest aquarium in Europe, L'Aquarium.If you have time,...

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