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Barbados Cultural Tours & Attractions

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Stavronikita (Bridgetown)
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$60* and up
Ranked #1 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: For the expert deep-sea diver, a 360-foot freighter ship sitting in 130 feet of water and populated by all kinds of tropical... more » Owner description: For the expert deep-sea diver, a 360-foot freighter ship sitting in 130 feet of water and populated by all kinds of tropical marine life. « less
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St. Nicholas Abbey (Bridgetown)
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$128* and up
Ranked #2 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great... more » Owner description: PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great house, gardens and gullies, rum distillery and nearby Cherry Tree Hill, a historic avenue of Mahogany Trees located just outside the main gate. Cherry Tree Hill offers a breathtaking view of the island's East Coast.Guests can also enjoy a charming home movie c.1935, museum and a complimentary drink (fruit punch or rum punch).Guided tours, subject to availability, are provided at no extra fee. Please enquire with the guides at the entrance to the great house.It is recommended that groups of ten or more persons book in advance. Please enquire about group tours or school programmes using our online reservation request form. Special meals or assistance for guests with special needs may also be made in advance.HOURS OF OPERATIONSt. Nicholas Abbey is open 6 days per week; the Plantation is closed on Saturdays.Sunday - Friday10.00am - 3.30pmPlease check our Calendar of Events for information on the steam mill's operation schedule.While we suggest a minimum of 1 hour for your visit, ideally guests will spend approximately 30 minutes in the great house and approximately 1-2 hours touring the grounds and gardens, Cherry Tree Hill, rum distillery, home movie and museum. We recommend starting your tour no later than 3pm.The Terrace Café serves lunch, tea and other light refreshments during opening hours. « less
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Ranked #3 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now used for horse racing.
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Ranked #4 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house, making Barbados the only foreign nation Washington ever... more » Owner description: A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house, making Barbados the only foreign nation Washington ever visited. « less
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Ranked #5 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
St. James Parish Church (Saint James Parish)
Ranked #6 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #7 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Owner description: Tiyi By Design is an exclusive Caribbean brand producing exquiste, hand crafted art jewelry. Each piece is individually... more » Owner description: Tiyi By Design is an exclusive Caribbean brand producing exquiste, hand crafted art jewelry. Each piece is individually designed by professional metalsmith/art jeweller, Ichia Tiyi.The artist will work in the studio for the visitor to view the process live, and they can also learn to create a small piece of jewelry for themselves. « less
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Jewish Synagogue (Bridgetown)
Ranked #8 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

The Nidhe Israel Synagogue in Bridgetown is the oldest Synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. It is a pleasant place to visit, and incorporates a museum (a little pricey - but well... more »

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Barbados Garrison (Bridgetown)
Ranked #9 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Military Museums; Cultural
Former 17th century British military base, now open to the public.
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St. John's Church (Union Hall)
Ranked #10 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
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Parliament Buildings (Bridgetown)
Ranked #11 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Two late 19th century buildings built of coral stone, now important architectural landmarks in Bridgetown.
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St. John's Parish Church (Saint John Parish)
Ranked #12 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Codrington College (Bridgetown)
Ranked #13 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
This school was named after the renowned Codrington family and features beautifully landscaped grounds and a large lily pond.
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Sunbury Plantation House (Saint Philip Parish)
Ranked #14 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Cultural
The only 17th-century plantation house in Barbados entirely open to the public.
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Ranked #15 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
The first American President George Washington attended services at this Bridgetown church in 1751.
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The Careenage (Bridgetown)
Ranked #16 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Bodies of Water; Cultural
A scenic inlet into the center of Bridgetown, lined with boats.
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Baxter's Road (Bridgetown)
Ranked #17 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Bridgetown's mecca for friendly people, good food and great rum.
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Tyrol Cot Heritage Village (Saint Michael Parish)
Ranked #18 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Cultural
Once the home of Lord and Lady Adams, founders of the Bajan movement; now exhibits Bajan art and artifacts.
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Ranked #19 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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HP Batik Studio (Saint Thomas Parish)
Ranked #20 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Priva (Bridgetown)
Ranked #21 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
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Morgan Lewis Mill (Saint Andrew Parish)
Ranked #22 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Windmill with all its original machinery; climb to the top for some great views of the island.
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Clifton Hall Great House (Saint John Parish)
Ranked #23 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Heritage private tours and events
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Fisherpond House (Saint Thomas Parish)
Ranked #24 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
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Ranked #26 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Ships; Cultural
A 45-foot French tugboat sits in 25 feet of water and houses seahorses, crabs and assorted fish.
Pelican Craft Center (Bridgetown)
Ranked #27 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Cultural
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Drax Hall (Bridgetown)
Ranked #28 of 32 Cultural in Barbados
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: This building's traditional, mid-19th century British architecture makes an interesting contrast with the lush tropical... more » Owner description: This building's traditional, mid-19th century British architecture makes an interesting contrast with the lush tropical landscape. « less
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Category: Historic Sites; Ships; Cultural
An old cement boat 40 feet under water, now populated by tropical fish: a must-see for the avid scuba diver.
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Tyrol Cot (Bridgetown)
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Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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