With a population of approximately 50,000 Port of Spain is the largest city in Trinidad. Your city tour of the capital includes a visit to the bustling Independence Square with its imposing Central Bank and surrounding lively shopping streets, the former Parliament Building, the Supreme Court and historic Woodford Square. The tour continues to the Queen’s Park Savannah and the "Magnificent Seven" a row of beautiful colonial style buildings. A walk in the Botanic Gardens is most rewarding. The last stop is at Fort George, a lookout point with spectacular views overlooking Port of Spain, the Gulf of Paria and surrounding areas, as far as Venezuela.
Your city tour of the capital city of Port of Spain includes a visit to the bustling Independence Square with it’s imposing Central Bank and surrounding lively shopping streets, the former Parliament Building, the Supreme Court and historic Woodford Square. You will then have a brief look inside the Museum of Natural History (base on availability) before taking in the Queens Park Savannah – known as ‘the world’s largest roundabout’, this 200-acre recreational park is lined with exotic trees and interesting colonial mansions with intricate architectural designs. The so called "Magnificent Seven" are the finest of these. A walk in the Botanic Gardens is most rewarding. Next, take a drive along the famous night entertainment strip, the "Avenue". Following this you will enter the busy suburb of St James where there is an astounding panoramic view at Fort George, which has an elevation of approximately 236 feet above sea level. Enjoy the spectacular views from this historical site covering the city of Port of Spain and the Gulf of Paria, Central and South Trinidad and the West Coast of the island. This panorama spans as far as the hills of Venezuela, according to visibility.