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Once the site of slave auctions and council meetings, the square exemplifies Colonial-style architecture.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average39%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was disappointed to see such a landmark and historical part of St Kitts left in such a deplorable state. The grounds were not kept up, some railings were falling apart, the paint was pealing off of the benches and the fountain had at least...More

Thank EnergyEvans
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We really enjoyed stopping here on our cruise ship visit. We couldn't decide on a sitdown restaurant, so once we walked through town we found ourselves here. There was a very nice food truck and we had a great lunch of chicken and rice. Wish...More

Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A quiet park with pretty shade trees. The water fountain featured in the center did not work...no water. It was a bit run down but still a nice place to stroll. The independence sign to the park is bent over.

Thank Davistravels
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is the area where slaves were sold. Many of the building around the square have steel bars in basement windows. Tour guide said there were tunnels that ran from dock to the building and slaves were kept in basement until being brought out to...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The square is a bit "tired" but is pleasant enough, when exploring Basseterre for the day. Make it part of a walking tour.

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice to walk around and see the different statues. Amazing old tree in the centre which was cool to take pics with

Thank joeduarte1978
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank ZeeDeeKitty
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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".

1  Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

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

Thank Echo M
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