Hamilton Things to Do

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  • # 4 Bird Cage

    Hamilton Things to Do

    The fourth place on a walking tour of Hamilton is this - the most photographed sight in Bermuda-the Birdcage. I saw a police officer in the birdcage in 1963 and failed to take a picture. Since then - until 2013, the birdcage has always been empty when we've been near there, so I have never been able to get a photo of the police officer directing...

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  • # 5 Queen Elizabeth Park aka...

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    This was once a private garden attached to the town house of William B. Perot, Bermuda's first postmaster. Perot, who designed the gardens in the 19th century, collected rare and exotic plants from all over the globe, including an Indian rubber tree, which was seeded in 1847. Mark Twain wrote that he found the tree "disappointing" in that it didn't...

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  • # 8 City Hall

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    Located at 17 Church St., the city hall dates from 1960 and is crowned by a white tower. The bronze weather vane on top is a replica of the Sea Venture. Portraits of the queen and paintings of former island leaders adorn the main lobby. The Bermuda Society of Arts holds frequent exhibitions in this hall. The Benbow family's collection of rare...

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  • #11 Anglican Cathedral

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    The Cathedral in Hamilton is also known as the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, is the seat (main church) of the Anglican Church of Bermuda. The Cathedral is known not only for its religious, historical, and social importance, but also for its beautiful Neo-Gothic architecture. This architectural style is characterized by stained-glass windows...

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  • # 7 Perot Post Office

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    William Perot of Par-la-Ville ran this post office from 1818 to 1862. He was officially appointed Bermuda's first Post Master in 1821. It's said that he'd collect the mail from the clipper ships, then put it under his top hat in order to maintain his dignity. As he proceeded through town, he'd greet his friends and acquaintances by tipping his hat,...

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  • #10. St. Theresa's Roman Catholic...

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    This Roman Catholic cathedral is open daily from 8am to 7pm and for Sunday services. Its architecture was inspired by the Spanish Mission style. Dating from 1927, it's one of a half-dozen Roman Catholic churches in Bermuda; its treasure is a gold-and-silver chalice -- a gift from Pope Paul VI when he visited the island in 1968. It was named after...

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  • # 1. Front Street and Ferry Terminal

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    Beginning a Walking Tour of Hamilton Because we either come in on the ferry from Kings Wharf or are at the docks, we begin the tour along the harbor front at the: 1. Ferry Terminal. This used to also be the Visitor's Service Center, but in 2007 the Visitor's Service Center was under construction. The ferries leave from the docks behind the ferry...

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  • #15 Fort Hamilton

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    Fort Hamilton is in the city of Hamilton which is in Pembroke Parish. When I was following the tour of Hamilton that I got on-line in 2004, I had wanted to visit the fort, but because it was on the east side of the city, and we never walked farther east than City Hall, we had never gotten there. The Fort was the last stop on the tour, right after...

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  • # 3. Bank of Bermuda

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    Bank of Bermuda--You could visit the bank Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 3pm. In the past you could see the bank coin collection - Sadly the collection is not on display anymore. If you need to get some Bermuda money, though, this is the place to go. They have the most extensive coin collection -- there's at least one sample of every coin minted...

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  • # 2 Royal Yacht Club & Albouy's Point

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    Albouy's Point is a small, grassy park with benches and trees, which is a good place to sit and watch harbour activity. When we stayed at the Hamilton Princess, we walked past Albouy's Point every day to get up to the bus terminal. Near the ferry terminal (visible from the ferry as it comes in from the Dockyard) is the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club,...

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  • # 6. Bermuda Historical Society Museum

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    This museum, is also the Bermuda Library. It's filled with curiosities, including cedar furniture, collections of antique silver and china, hog money, Confederate money, a 1775 letter from George Washington, and other artifacts. The library has many rare books, including a 1624 edition of John Smith's General Historie of Virginia, New England and...

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  • Snorkeling

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    There is a whole day snorkeling excursion that includes food and rental equipment. Bermuda has some of the best reefs in the world, while on the tour you feel like you own the ship, this really is one of those unforgettable experiences.

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  • #12 -#13 Government Blgs & #14 Cenotaph

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    Sessions House is quite near here located on Parliament Street, between Reid and Church streets. T The Sessions House is open to the public Monday to Friday from 9am to 12:30pm and 2 to 5pm. The speaker wears a full wig and a flowing black robe. The Parliament of Bermuda is the third oldest in the world, after Iceland's and England's. Continue...

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  • Buggy Ride

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    No cars were allowed into Bermuda until 1948, now, for a population of 65,000 on an island of 21 square miles, there are more than 40,000 cars. Before cars there were horse and buggies, bicycles and for a short time a railroad. The horse and buggies have survived for the last sixty years as a novelty ride for tourists. Under large trees, on the...

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  • # 9 Victoria Park

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    Office workers frequent this cool, refreshing oasis on their lunch breaks. It features a sunken garden, ornamental shrubbery, and a Victorian bandstand. The 1.6 hectare (4-acre) park was laid out in honor of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. Outdoor concerts are held here in summer. Contact the tourist office for dates. We rode past...

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  • Rent a Scooter for Beach-Exploring !

    Rent a car or a scooter at one of the Hamilton hotels and start a slow and relaxed drive around Bermuda's parishes for a "Beach-checking" experience.You won't forget the dozens of small, medium-sized and very large beaches with their characteristic pink sand.Stop for a swim, a relaxed hour of sunbathing and have a drink or lunch at one of the many...

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  • Royal Palms Hotel

    24 Rosemont Ave, Hamilton, HM06, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Rosedon Hotel

    Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton, Bermuda, HM AX, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Grotto Bay Beach Hotel

    11 Blue Hole Hill, Bailey's Bay, , Bermuda, CR04, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Coco Reef Bermuda

    3 Stonington Circle, South Shore Road, (formerly Stonington Beach Hotel), Bermuda, PG 04, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • The Fairmont Hamilton Princess

    76 Pitts Bay Rd, Hamilton, Bermuda, HM CX, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Kingston House B&B

    5 Turnstile Lane, Hamilton, HM 06, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Edgehill Manor Guest House

    Rosemont Avenue, P.O. Box 1048, Hamilton, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Rosemont Guest Apartments

    41 Rosemont Avenue, P.O. Box HM 37, Hamilton, Bermuda, HM AX, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Clear View Suites & Villas

    Sandy Lane, Bermuda, CR02, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

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