National Library

Grenada Island

The poor old national library was once a lovely building but shoddy renovations and now neglect have left it in a dire state. If you look past the broken windows, rotten woodwork and concrete with painted brick work, you can just about imagine how it should look.

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Nearby Grenada Island attractions

1. Grenada National Museum

0.05 MILES

Staffed by enthusiastic members, this museum has displays that are a little haphazard. It is mostly dedicated to the original indigenous inhabitants of…

2. Fort George

0.08 MILES

Grenada’s oldest fort was established by the French in 1705 and it's the centerpiece of the St George’s skyline. You can climb to the top to see the…

3. Sendall Tunnel

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Monckton St leads to the historic Sendall Tunnel, a narrow 340-ft passageway built in 1894 that burrows through the hill to reach Bruce St and the rest of…

4. St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church


Immediately north of Fort George, St Andrew’s fared worst of all the town’s churches in Hurricane Ivan. There isn’t much left except the front wall and…

5. St George’s Anglican Church

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Erected in 1825, St George’s is topped by a squat four-sided clock tower that serves as the town's timepiece, and which didn't cease to work when the…

6. St George’s Market Square

0.21 MILES

Busiest on Friday and Saturday mornings, this is the largest market in Grenada, with stalls heaped with fresh island produce. It's a colorful sight that…

7. Carenage

0.22 MILES

A scenic inlet, the Carenage is a great place for a stroll along the water’s edge, taking in the colorful fishing boats and the bustle of supplies being…

8. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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Sitting pretty at the top of the capital’s hill, St George’s Roman Catholic cathedral provides a great vantage point over the town. Though Hurricane Ivan…