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Culture of Tobago Island. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Some more love for Tobago. Most of Tobago’s landmarks go back to the Colonial times: it was ruled by the Spanish, the French, but the main impact was made by the British, who ruled here for a long time. However, the colonizers did not only exploit the aboriginals, but also protected them from the attacks of other countries, fighting for the dominance in the Caribbean, and from the pirates’ robberies.
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The living proof of that is Fort King George. This is undoubtedly one of the most historically and culturally important constructions on the island. Built in the second part of the 18th century, the Fort, which walls are almost 50 meters high, was successfully operating for many years. There is no more necessity to have castle walls for protection, but a couple of decades ago King George was restored and is still standing almost unchanged. Moreover, there are now museums inside the Fort, which attract every traveler, who is visiting Tobago.
Arts and crafts center will tell you how the native inhabitants of the island produced various items in different eras. Here the travelers may not only get acquainted with a big collection of household items and works of craftsmen from different ages, but also with the records of the island’s history. A lot of interesting things about the locals’ manners and culture you can learn in the Museum of Tobago. The main part of the items of the exposition is from the colonial times, when Britain and France ruled the island, but there are also pieces from earlier ages. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The proof of the turbulent life in the Caribbean in the 19th century is Fort James, which was built in 1811 in Plymouth city. The building is well remained not just because of its historical value, but also because of the materials it was built with. Coral limestone is quite rare, and there are not many building, made of this material, remained in the world. A later years construction of the Court House also raises a lot of interest. It was built in 1825 and is still operating. It is now used as a House of Assembly.
Trinidad & Tobago 2009 Do you want to feel as a white planter from the 19th century? Then go to Wik estate. Unfortunately, the plantations hadn’t remained till our times, and the house itself, which was built almost two centuries ago, lost its battle against time. However, despite the destruction, the red-brick residence still inspires respect. Here you couldn’t help but feel the spirit of the time. To find out more about the life of planters, visit The Mill. Not it is operating as a hotel, but you can still see mill-wheels, remained in the building.
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You should also visit Richmond Great House plantation. Though, it is now a hotel and a restaurant, the 18th century architecture is still the same. Visit Mount St George, former Georgetown – the British capital of the island. You will most definitely like the building of the First Historical Café in Studley Park. The villages Goodwood, Pembroke, and Roxborough appeared in the Colonial times and kept many characteristics of the settlements of those times. Tobago tempts to take a better look at the old houses, built during those times, when great powers fought for new lands and the aboriginals tried to find their place in the world.
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Unique spots in Tobago Island and near

Mustique Island

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
Tourists visiting the Grenadines archipelago can look past the picturesque private island of Mustique. The length of the wonderfully beautiful island forms about 5 km, and the width - 2.5 km. Surrounded by lush tropical forests, the area is about 5.7 sq km. And is of volcanic origin. One of the main features of the island is its unique warm climate. … Read further

Palm Island

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
The enchanting tiny island of Palm Island is part of the island state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Just a few years ago the island had a different name - Prun Island. After the new owners planted a few hundred palm trees on the island, it was decided to rename the island. The area of ​​the private island is relatively small and forms about 54 hectares. A few years ago the excellent spa hotel was opened on its territory. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Tobago Island

Culture guide to Tobago Island. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Tobago Island: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Tobago Island. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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