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Explore the legacy of heritage on people and cultures…
Fountain in Former Trafalgar Square, now HeroesSquare The CareenageI n the centre of Bridgetown, Barbados, stands a statue of Lord Nelsonwho preserved the West Indies from being captured by the French. The statue stands as a testimony to British old world heritage.
Architecture A unique Architecture… Mutual Building, Bridgetown Barracks of the Barbados Defense Queen’s ParkBridgetown’s architecture, says the UNESCO announcement, consists“of a well-preserved old town built in the 17th,18th and 19th centuries,which testifies to the spread of Great Britain’s Atlantic colonial empire”.
HeritageJewish synagogue - oldest in the Western hemisphere African & British Heritage Remains of a slave hut Bridgetown illustrates the interchange of several occupational, religious, ethnic, free and enslaved groups; a meeting of cultures, which created a hybridized Creole culture in the Anglophone Caribbean.
Landmarks The Barbados Museum The Museum is housed George Washington House George Washington stayed here in 1751; in the former British Barbados was the only place he visited Military Prison, which was outside of America. built in 1817.
AFineLineage Sir Garfield Sobers Leadership and InspirationThe real heritage of Barbados, is its people; the ordinary andextraordinary men and women who made it what it is today. “Bussa” Leader of the slave revolt
sun&funSome of the most popular activities are: The Atlantis Submarine,Harrison’s Cave and Island Safari. Dining is excellent; The Cliff,Champers, Tapas and the Fish-pot are favorites in the moreupscale spots. Oistins fish fry, Shakers and Just Grilling are greatvalue.Carlisle Bay
sun&fun Horse racing, dressage, and polo is a big part of Barbados Sports Heritage