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The largest city of the country, George Town started its history yet in the 10th century. During such a long history George Town was conquered several times. The city was a colony of the Dutch, and later it belonged to French and English invaders. Such rich history has found its reflection in unforgettable architecture and large number of monuments that are carefully kept up to our days.
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The central part of the city simply dives in greenery. Several botanic gardens are opened in the city. You can also make a walk on boulevards and see several buildings referred to the 19th century. The main sight of the central region of George Town is Seawall dam that has been built by the Dutch. Today the territory around the dam is a favorite place of rest of the locals and tourists. On mornings people come here to make a run, and on evenings you can see couples that make their unhurried walks along canals. Near the dam are also opened several sports complexes, a solarium, Spa centers and zones for swimming.
When it comes to describing religious places of interest, we should definitely mention St. George’s Cathedral that was built in the end of the 19th century. The height of bell tower of this cathedral estimates 40 meters. This church is known as one of the tallest wooden buildings in the world. Inner decoration of the halls definitely requires closest attention as best masters have been working here to make the cathedral a true piece of art. Opposite to the church you will find a wonderful park named Company Pat Gardens. The Parliament building is one of the most beautiful houses of the island. It was built in 1834 and you can see several administrative buildings surrounding it. A beautiful and old church of St. Andrew is located nearby. Move to the opposite square to visit the largest market of the city that is called Stabroek. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The city has many amazing architectural monuments. One of the most impressive is the house of Khoo Kongsi. This beautiful house was built in 1851 for members of the Khoo clan. Today, a very interesting museum is located in the restored building. The exposition of this museum is devoted to the history of clan communities. Among its exhibits are beautiful paintings carved from wood and stone figurines. For more than a hundred years in the old house, it was possible to preserve many elements of the luxurious pristine interior, which in themselves are priceless museum exhibits.
1933 Ford Roadster The most important historical symbol of the city is Fort Cornwallis. It was built in the early 19th century to protect the coast from pirates. For more than 200 years, the fort retains its majestic and impregnable appearance. During the tour, its visitors will be able to look into the most hidden corners of the defensive structure. Old prison cells, as well as barracks and warehouses, which used to store ammunition, were preserved here. On the territory of the fort, there is also the oldest Christian chapel on the island. Presently, part of the halls of the huge fort is occupied by the Military Museum.
For lovers of walks in Georgetown, one of the favorite places is the region Little India. On the central street of this district, you can see a lot of beautiful old buildings. On the first floors, there are very interesting shops. There are also many jewelry shops where you can buy gold jewelry at the most attractive prices. This area is also famous for specialized shops of tea and spices. Here you can visit several excellent restaurants of Indian cuisine.
Fans of walks in picturesque places surely will like the Botanical garden, it was founded in 1884. Now the garden area is about 29 hectares. Hundreds of plant species are represented on its territory. The picturesque garden is a favorite holiday destination for the indigenous people. Many sports grounds and cozy recreation areas are set on its territory. The main inhabitants of the botanical garden are long-tailed macaques. They are very smart, so vacationers should carefully monitor their belongings and, if possible, do not take with them valuable things and accessories. It is also worth remembering, that you cannot feed animals in the garden. A large fine is imposed for breaking this law.
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Sightseeing in Cayman Islands: things to see

The Cayman Islands offer some unusual entertainment. For example, tourists are welcome to visit the turtle farm located in the town of Hell. The farm was founded in order to increase the population of green turtles. Today, aquariums and pools of the farm are home to more than 16 thousand turtles. The eastern part of the island is the location of Queen Elizabeth II National Park. The beautiful park features more than 300 species of trees and bushes. There are several greenhouses with exotic plants, and a big part of the park is dedicated to orchids. … Open
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