Top Historical Places in Bridgetown, Barbados

Historical Places in Bridgetown - Witness the History of Bridgetown

Bridgetown is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bridgetown one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bridgetown is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bridgetown or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bridgetown. Explore the historical monuments of Bridgetown with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bridgetown guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bridgetown page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bridgetown

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bridgetown.

  • George Washington House

    #1 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    George Washington House

    Tags: Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Bush Hill, Garrison, St. Michael

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Named after the famous political personality who occupied this 18th century plantation house, the George Washington House was where a teenage George Washington and his younger brother were said to be ...Read more

  • Kensington Oval

    #2 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    Kensington Oval

    Tags: Sport, Arena, Entertainment

    Address: President Kennedy Dr, Bridgetown BB120004, Barbados

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Cricket buffs, brace yourselves. One of the highly regarded cricket grounds, the Kensington Oval has seen many a milestones achieved and records broken. Locally known as the Mecca of cricket, Kensingt...Read more

  • Parliament Buildings

    #3 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    Parliament Buildings

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: National Heroes Sq., Trafalgar St., Bridgetown, St. Michael

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    An architectural landmark of Barbados, the Parliament Buildings are two tall Victorian buildings with neo-Gothic styles. The seat of power of the island, the Parliament is in sessionon Tuesdays and if...Read more

  • St. Michael's Cathedral

    #4 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    St. Michael's Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Spry St., east of National Heroes Sq. Bridgetown, St. Michael

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The original St. Michael’s Cathedral was designed to accommodate some 3000 worshippers; unfortunately, a massive hurricane took it down and a much smaller St. Michael’s that is known to us...Read more

  • National Heroes Square

    #5 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    National Heroes Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Statue, Square, Architecture

    Address: Broad St., across from Parliament Bridgetown, St. Michael

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Reminiscent of the Trafalgar Square in London, the National Heroes Square was in fact formerly known as Trafalgar Square. A statue of Lord Nelson was erected (way before the statue in London was) in 1...Read more

  • Nidhe Israel Synagogue

    #6 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    Nidhe Israel Synagogue

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Architecture , Synagogue

    Address: Magazine Ln, Bridgetown, Barbados

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Many wouldn’t know this, but the oldest synagogue of the Western Hemisphere can be found in Barbados. Built by the Jewish community who arrived on the island in the 1620s and introduced sugarcan...Read more

  • St Nicholas Abbey

    #7 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    St Nicholas Abbey

    Tags: Mansion

    Address: On Cherry Tree Hill | Hwy. 1, Bridgetown, Barbados


    St. Nicholas Abbey, one of the only three genuine Jacobean mansions with beautiful plantations in the Western Hemisphere was purchased in 2006 with the objective of preserving the architectural herita...Read more

  • Carlisle Bay

    #8 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    Carlisle Bay

    Tags: Beach, Nature, Unesco Site

    Address: Bridgetown, Barbados


    Named after the Earl of Carlisle, James Hay, who was recognized as the Lord Proprietor of Barbados back in 1600 s, the Carlisle bay lies in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage. The crescent shaped ...Read more

  • Bussa Emancipation Statue

    #9 of 9 Historical Things To Do in Bridgetown
    Bussa Emancipation Statue

    Tags: Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Bussa Emancipation, Bridgetown, Barbados


    The Bussa Emancipation Statue sculpted by the popular sculptor Karl Broodhagen is a symbol of breaking from the bondage of slavery at emancipation. The locals call the statute Bussa because that was t...Read more

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