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Address: Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Once the site of slave auctions and council meetings, the square...

Once the site of slave auctions and council meetings, the square exemplifies Colonial-style architecture.

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Walking Tour Through Basseterre
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Large Park, Right Outside the Cruise Port, Worth a Visit, and Good Photo Opportunities !!

Found the Park after walking around town for a bit, and as we heading for the Large Church. Nice big park that has quite a few unique looking trees that make good photo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rod B
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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435 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Found the Park after walking around town for a bit, and as we heading for the Large Church. Nice big park that has quite a few unique looking trees that make good photo opportunities. It also have a large water fountain, although i was dry when we visited, but would venture to guess that it looks amazing when operating. There... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square symbolizes a time when we as humans thought it was okay to enslave others based on their race. That's what resonated with me. It's a minute away from Port Zante so take that walk and check it out to humble ourselves at the very least.

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1 Thank ZeeDeeKitty
Wigan
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243 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This once held the slave market but is now a grassy park surrounded by a white picket fence and overlooked by stone and wooden buildings. A good photo opportunity by the "big tree".

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1 Thank Jacqui B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked around the park, we sat down and watched the world go by a relaxing time, lots of birds around.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knowing the history of this site (the place where enslaved Africans were auctioned) is important in fully appreciating it.

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1 Thank PhD4Yah
Thorold, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was a well kept park close to the cruise ship terminal. The Catholic cathedral is also nearby..

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a very well kept neat colourful location with plenty of seating to sit a while and contemplate or even read a book - it's adjacent to the well crafted catholic cathedral which itself is well worth a visit. The square is worth a wander and is not too far from the capital centre.

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Louisburg, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A must see when visiting St Kitts. Have a nice lunch at Lemongrass or Ballahoo on the square. Lots of history. You'll feel like you're back in the days of the pirates!

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This park is the historic plaza where slaves were auctioned. It is now a wonderful park with many old and historical buildings. Nice walk from the port.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

If you are on a cruise ship and taking a walk around on your own, This is a nice little park to get some history and be amongst the islanders. It's not a destination, but rather a nice stop along the way

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