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Porto di Georgetown (Port of George Town)

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Address: George Town, Grand Cayman
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So much history!

We loved this port! History wherever we walked! Disappointed that we missed eating but everything was closed on Thanksgiving Eve! Worth driving to if you're close to the area! The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Snyder, Texas
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Snyder, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We loved this port! History wherever we walked! Disappointed that we missed eating but everything was closed on Thanksgiving Eve! Worth driving to if you're close to the area! The shops were enticing but again, didn't get to shop due to the holiday!

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England
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Regent cruises arranged for us to go down in a little submarine to see the reef. It was by Atlantis Submarines and was very well run. We went out to the sub in a comfy boat and the swop of those arriving with those departing was very smoothly done. The sub was easy to enter and you sat in two... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a wonderful time in Grand Cayman! The people were very friendly and no one was pushy about trying to sell us anything. It is such a cute place. I cannot wait to go back for another visit!

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The stores were pretty dumpy and the shoreline had a sewage smell to it. The water was not as clear as I had hoped it would be. And the prices for things were higher than we thought they would be as well.

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Del Mar, California
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461 reviews 461 reviews
129 attraction reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

On the day we stopped here on our cruise there were 4 other ships in port and needless to say made for an interesting visit to the town. The town can be walked around in 30 to 45 minutes despite the crowded sidewalks and one can see everything. What there is to see is a lot of overpriced jewelry stores,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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353 attraction reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

The capital of the caymans has little going for it. There's very little of its history on show and plenty of average shops selling kitsch tat to the cruise ship tourists. That said, it has a certain relaxed charm in the evening once the cruise ships have left

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The classic tourist trap. Nothing to see or do, just a bunch of crappy shops selling very crappy and pricey souvenirs. Avoid this place.

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Southampton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Crazy when cruise ships dock. Thousands of people. Many jewellry stores & souvenir shops. Restarants on water have nice view. Lots of drivers trying to sell their tours. Interesting to see fisherman clean & sell their fresh catch.

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped there on a cruise as many others point out it is lots of places selling the same stuff. What really struck me (I was on a cruise and we stopped at 4 different ports) all the ports seem to have the same "Exclusive shops" trying to get your money. Some interesting things though like the people selling and... More 

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Nashville, TN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

As some of the other reviewers have mentioned - this place is not cheap!! Very expensive. After about 15-30 minutes there really not much more to see, other than more stores. There's alot of merchants trying to get you to spend all of your money and cab drivers wanting to take you on tours. We decided to just walk around... More 

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