The Magnificent 7, a Visitors Delight in Trinidad and Tobago

The Magnificent 7, a Visitors Delight in Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (B)

I always tell people that the Caribbean is more than just the brightly lit sun, white sand and turquoise sea. In fact, if you look beyond that you will see so many amazing things that make these islands unique. Music, food, its people and architecture are among those. Yes I said Architecture!

One of the things that a lot of visitors to the Caribbean miss is its architecture. Influenced by European visitors like the Spanish, French, English and the Dutch, you can find many beautiful buildings on many of the islands.

If you travel to Trinidad and Tobago you can find a group of architectural gems referred to as the Magnificent Seven. It is a group of buildings that stretch from the corner of Hayes Street along the Queens Park Savannah (West) and ends at the corner of Serpentine Road in the capital, Port of Spain. In its heyday the seven buildings were a sight to behold and while some of the buildings are as beautiful as the day they were completed, some are in need of a little TLC. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Magnificent 7, a Visitors Delight in Trinidad and Tobago
Guide Location: Trinidad and Tobago » Port of Spain
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Simon Garcia
Read it on Author's Website: http://travelwith2ofus.com/the-magnificent-7-a-visitors-delight-in-trinidad-and-tobago.php
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Queen's Royal College
  • Hayes Court
  • Ambard's House/Roomor
  • Mille Fleurs
  • Archbishop's House
  • Whitehall
  • Stollmeyer's Castle
  • Emperor Valley Zoo
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Memorial Park
  • National Museum and Arts Gallery