Kingstown Tourist Attractions
Kingstown is the capital and main commercial center of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Cobblestone streets, colonial buildings, and arcades are found throughout the city center. The town is also known for its churches.
St Vincent Botanical Gardens
Established in 1765, the St Vincent Botanical Gardens are the oldest botanic gardens in the West Indies. The gardens feature flowering plants and trees, as well as an aviary with St Vincent parrots. Also on the grounds is the St Vincent National Museum.
St Vincent National Museum
Located on the grounds of the St Vincent Botanic Gardens, the St Vincent National Museum features pre-Columbian Indian, Arawak, and Carib artifacts, stone carvings and clay works.
Arnos Vale International Airport (E T Joshua Airprot)
The Arnos Vale International Airport, located southeast of Kingston offers service to neighboring islands in the Caribbean. Taxis and minibuses offer transportation from the airport to Kingstown.
Fort Charlotte sits high up on a ridge north of the city. The old officer's quarters displays oil murals illustrating the history of the Caribs. The fort offers excellent views over Kingstown and the surrounding islands.
St George's Anglican Cathedral
St Mary's Catholic Cathedral
St Mary's Catholic Cathedral in Kingstown was built in 1823, although much work was done to the building in 1930. The structure features Gothic spires and Romanesque columns and arches.