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Accidental discovery

We were on the beach and enjoyed a beer or 2 at bar next to the mural. We were surprised to see... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
AnneCissie
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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
Amazing Work of Art

We had to look twice at this as from a distance it looks so real. Someone has a fantastic... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
closfleuri12
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Bergerac, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Speightstown mural is a clever piece of local artwork adorning the walkway leading towards the coastline. The trompe l'oeil effect is very well executed and really draws the viewer into the painting. Speightstown is worth talking a walk through just to see little gems...More

Thank Mumgle34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, most of this mural is gone or damaged. If you're walking around Speightstown anyhow, follow the signs through the alley to see it, but I would not make a special visit.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A great mural best I have seen well worth a visit then a cool banks at jumas restaurant then a stroll along the high street lots to see

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We happed upon the mural while snorkeling at the beach. Great plaque describing the scene and I enjoyed the surprise of local art!

Thank beckyandgreg2015
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were on the beach and enjoyed a beer or 2 at bar next to the mural. We were surprised to see such amazing art in a sort of messed up concrete area . This needs area needs restoring and sprucing up to do justice...More

Thank AnneCissie
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

What a shame - the mural is worth a look if in town -but the surround works are abandoned- the whole town is closing down including the walkway into the sea! Bar next to the mural does cold beers -and decent food by the looks...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The mural uses Harrison's Cave to portray the islands history from trade, slavery and then to modern times. Very well done and a welcome surprise.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I wouldn't make a trip just to see this but if you are in Speightstown it is definitely worth a look at because it is really well painted and vey thought provoking

Thank oldfrintonians
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We had to look twice at this as from a distance it looks so real. Someone has a fantastic imagination. Well done

Thank closfleuri12
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Not in the best location as you have to go down a rather scruffy alley at the back of some buildings to find it. Look out for "Le Bistro at the Beach" and there's a sign pointing down Prince Alfred Lane. It's painted on a...More

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