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Culture of Saint Martin. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Saint-Martin Travelers who have enough of time are sure to visit all regions and cities of the island. There are amazing objects in each of them. Marigot is the French capital of the island and the bustling tourist center; it features an abundance of shops and entertainment venues. The most important historical landmark of the capital is a beautiful fort of St. Louis. It has partially survived till these days.
The vast majority of travelers are attracted to the island by beautiful beaches that are well-equipped for a variety of water sports. There are 37 beaches on the island, so it’s easy … Open
It is worth to stroll along the Republic Street, which is lined with beautiful buildings built in the Creole style. Dutch island's capital is the city of Philipsburg. The courthouse has remained its main attraction for many years. It was built in 1793; it is still standing in its original form. Given that the primary building material was wood, this fact is even more surprising.
Next to the courthouse is the Historical Museum, which introduces outstanding events in the island’s life and the culture of Aboriginal people. The museum exhibition is vast and varied; it may take several hours to get acknowledged with its exhibits. Several defensive structures have also survived in the Dutch capital. The Fort Amsterdam is an interesting object. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. You can visit the island at any time of the year, but the most favorable holiday period is from December to April. Vacationers are sure to bring a sun protector, as they can get burnt on … Open
The ancient Fort Willem was completely destroyed; today there is a television tower on the site of its ruins. The island is famous for its outstanding natural attractions. Fans of eco-tourism will be interested in climbing to the highest point of St. Maartin - Paradise Peak mountain. Its height is 426 meters. The mountain offers a fabulously beautiful panoramic view of the island.
Saint Martin At the foot of the hill there is the picturesque fishing town Grand Case famous for unique national features and an abundance of restaurants. One of the most beautiful places on the island is the Butterfly Farm - a true paradise with lots of diverse tropical plants. Interesting tours are conducted for visitors; guides tell a lot of amazing facts about these beautiful insects. One of the main representatives of the local fauna is parrot; you can appreciate diversity of birds during a tour to the parrot farm. Its territory is home to about 80 species of birds, many of whom are talking ones.
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Unique spots in Saint Martin and near

Happy Bay

From the series “Top 15 Most Romantic Beaches on Earth”
First, vacationers will need about ten minutes to climb a high hill, and then go down from it, passing through thickets of exotic plants. Happy Bay Beach is sure to appeal to lovers of relaxation in a secluded and uninhabited environment. The beach completely lacks any infrastructure and it is extremely rare to meet holidaymakers. Here you can spend hours admiring the seascapes, enjoy the silence in the shade of palm trees, and in the evening admire a beautiful sunset. … Read further

Princess Juliana Airport

From the series “The Most Dangerous Runways in the World”
The first airport was built on the Caribbean island during the Second World War. It is obvious that there was no busy beach next door. The complexity of the departure and the landing in the dangerous airport depends in many respects on the weather conditions. The airport was opened in 1944 and is called in honor of the Queen of the Netherlands Juliana. The length of the runway is 2 300 meters, which is a fairly small value for the large aircraft. … Read further

Iconic cultural sights of Netherlands Antilles

In general, it can be noted that the Antilles are able to hit every tourist with their versatility. Natural beauty, amazing architecture, protected places and, of course, white sand beaches wait there. Surprisingly enough, it is possible to visit all these places without spending much. That’s because locals don’t cash in on tourists. However, no one can be sure that this will continue for a long time. … Open
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Culture guide to Saint Martin. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Saint Martin: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Saint Martin. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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