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Berkeley Memorial

Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Ranked #10 of 11 Attractions in Basseterre
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Owner description: This memorial to the former president of the General Legislative Council stands at the center of the Circus.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Nice photo ops with many vendors and shops in the area. Souvenirs and art are plentiful in the area. The memorial has history, but its not fancy. Take a look if you can.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It's a clock in the middle of a busy road basically. What's the big deal? Good photo op I guess but beyond that? As Tegan F suggested in his review, "Don't go out of your way to see this." Agreed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

If you happen to pass through Basseterre this is worth taking a look at but on a whole Basseterre offers nothing but tourist souvenir shops and a place to be hassled to go on tour trips.

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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306 reviews 306 reviews
92 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Kitsch looking victorian memorial in the centre of the "circus". Well worth making the effort to go take a look

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This one-of-a-kind memorial is right in the center of Basseterre and right in the center of "The Circus". You won't find another like it. I personally think it's a beautiful clock, although some people won't like it; you have to enjoy Victoriana. Actually, go there just to take some photos. An image of this square with the big green clock,... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Berkeley Memorial is typical icon for Basseterre. It really demonstrates it's history and makes you feel like years ago... It is also centric point to walk around - and taxi point in case you search for one.

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Informative historical monument. Excellent reference point for directions. Good picture opportunity. Surrounded by there banks, two restaurants, near duty free shops.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The tall Berkeley Memorial is a fine tribute to those name on it for their loyal service and ultimate sacrifice, standing high andproud and serene in a beautifully elevated position overlooking the harbour and shore of Basseterre.

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