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Kingstown

3.7
Gardens · Historic Sites · Flea Markets

Popular things to do in Kingstown

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Garden
Botanical Gardens
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
Fort Charlotte
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Serenity Dive
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Flea Market
Market Square
1.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kingstown is the capital, chief port, and main commercial centre of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. With a population of 16,500 (2010), Kingstown is the most populous settlement in the country. It is the centre for the island's agricultural industry and a port of entry for tourists. The city lies within the parish of Saint George in the south-west corner of Saint Vincent.HistoryThe modern capital, Kingstown, was founded by French settlers shortly after 1722, although Saint Vincent had 196 years of British rule before her independence.The botanical garden, conceived in 1765, is one of the oldest in the Western hemisphere. William Bligh, made famous from the Mutiny on the Bounty, brought seed of the Breadfruit tree here for planting, ca 1793.GeographyThe town is surrounded by steep hills.Sights Botanic Gardens St. Vincent: Located on the northern outskirts of Kingstown are the Botanical Gardens. Kingstown is overlooked by Fort Charlotte on the north side of town. It is located 190 m above sea level. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for St. Vincent and the Grenadines using our trip planner.

Side trips from Kingstown

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Garden
Montreal Gardens St. Vincent
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Scuba / Snorkeling
Indigo Dive St. Vincent
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Wallilabou River St. Vincent
2.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mountain
La Soufriere Cross Country Trail St. Vincent
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kingstown

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Architectural Building
St. Mary's Cathedral of the Assumption
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
St. George's Cathedral
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
Rawacou Recreation Park
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Beach
Buccament Bay
4.1
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Kingstown

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Religious Site
Kingstown Methodist Church
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Kingstown

Gift & Specialty Shop
Kingstown Market
1.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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