Saint Joseph Tourism

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St. Joseph (founded 1592 by Antonio de Berrio) is the oldest town in Trinidad and Tobago. Originally named San José de Oruña, it served as the capital of Spanish Trinidad between 1592 and 1783. St. Joseph is not an incorporated municipality. It falls within the San Juan-Laventille Regional Corporation. Today it is the home of several different schools, including St. Joseph's Convent, St. Joseph, St. Joseph Boys Roman Catholic School, St. Joseph Girls Roman Catholic School, St. Joseph Government School, St. Joseph College and St. Xavier's Preparatory School.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Saint Joseph in Trinidad And Tobago. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Saint Joseph like a local. Saint Joseph is located at a short trip away from Port Of Spain a major city in Trinidad And Tobago. Attractions in Port Of Spain include Maracas Bay, Queen's Park Savannah, Fort George. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Saint Joseph*

  • Pollution Statistics in Saint Joseph

    Know the pollution level of Saint Joseph before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 67.31 (High)
    • Water Pollution 69.23 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.15 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 73.08 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Saint Joseph: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Saint Joseph for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Saint Joseph.

    • Burglary and Theft 72.58 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 83.33 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 88.71 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.55 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 70.97 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 78.23 (High)
    • Attacks 70.83 (High)
    • Drug offense 84.68 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 48.39 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7.26 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.94 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.1 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.45 (Very High)
  • Living in Saint Joseph - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 22.57 (Low)
    • Climate Index 68.2 (High)
    • Pollution Index 79.31 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 58.5 (High)
    • Health Care Index 37.22 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Saint Joseph

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Saint Joseph

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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