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King's Square

Downtown, St. George, Bermuda
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Located in the center of St. George parish, this square contains stocks, a pillory and a whipping post, replicas of those used to punish criminals over 400 years ago.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Downtown, St. George, Bermuda
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just arrived in town for a week. Went down to the square to visit the visitor center. Arrived just in time for the dunking of the town gossip. She was dragged out to the dunking chair and placed over the water, all the while telling...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed 5 days ago

We happened upon King's Square after off loading from the Ferry from Dockyards. Just in time for the town crier to announce a walking tour. We quickly went inside the little shop to purchase tickets for $12 each. We had the Reverend give us an...More

Thank ivytravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where St George landed in Bermuda. There is a statue of him by the waterfront. There are old stockades and stuff to take pictures in. Fun time. Everything is walkable and plenty of public restrooms available along with many nice restaurants...More

Thank Urban1026
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting St. George, we enjoyed walking around the King's Square. My family and I shopped and had ice cream. I purchased a Banana Leaf Angel: body banana leaf, head hazelnut, halo banana leaf braided, wings are a Magnolia skeleton! I wanted a souvenir that...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty square surrounded by charming old architecture. Some good food and drinks nearby. Peaceful and pretty.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The key role of the Bermuda Garrison Artillery, a unit of the British Regular army, was to defend the Royal Naval Dockyard. Shortly after the start of WWI, troops from the Bermuda Garrison were deployed to UK, where they were merged into the Canadian Expeditionary...More

1  Thank Gaijin-tanuki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where everything happens. The Town Hall is here along with the Tourist Information Centre and Butterfields Bank. You can get your photo taken in the stocks and of course the daily public ducking of the town's "gossip and nag" takes place here at...More

1  Thank AlisonCNIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stop on the local bus from Hamilton to St Georges. Named after the founder Sir George Somers. The square is on the waterfront, a fantastic place to sit down and rest. The houses out on streets are painted in vivid colours.

1  Thank BuddyPeter24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Square was a stop on Ricky's Island Tour. In addition to the stockades, information booth, craft tables, restaurants, shops, and public restroom, there is a dunking chair. An elected member of Parliament (shown in period dress) performed a reenactment of a nagging, gossiping wife...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat here for a little break watching the world go by,it was a very hot day so a little shade was welcome. There were a few market stalls and a nice old church,shops on the side and very very clean toilets

Thank ElaineJJ49
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