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The Careenage

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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados

A scenic inlet into the center of Bridgetown, lined with boats.

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The Careenage is a nice place to walk around and see some history of Bridgetown. There are many markers telling the reader about the history of Bridgetown and Barbados. When... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenneth G
Garden City, New York

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Garden City, New York
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Careenage is a nice place to walk around and see some history of Bridgetown. There are many markers telling the reader about the history of Bridgetown and Barbados. When done, you are a quick stroll to shopping.

Thank Kenneth G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I ate here during our vacation at the Hilton Barbados Resort. I had the Grilled Tuna (Catch of the Day). It was amazing. Highly recommend it.

Thank Taylor M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

To walk around the Careenage feels magnificent. The sights and sounds of the water mixed with the the busy streets was an experience to feel. The walk ways were very nicely placed and well kept. Monuments were very depicting of their creators. Very good please to visit. <ENM>

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Thank Edmond M
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great history about this area although sadly most of the historical buildings have been demolished - which seems to be a national pastime in Barbados sadly - but there is plenty to sit and watch....boats, locals, tourists. Worth an hour and a beer or so..

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you want a break from the beach, Bridgetown's Careenage is a pleasant place to spend a few hours. Lots of interesting buildings, a few touristy shops and a couple of bars/restaurants to sit and watch the world go by while you enjoy a fresh Tuna salad and a glass of wine.

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Centerburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Our first outing to Bridgetown and we were thirsty, hungry and hot. They fed us, and we ordered a bucket of Pola Beers for $10 Barbadian Dollars and some food. My Shrimp Wrap was really good. We were cooled down and our tummies were full when we left.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visit the Screw docks, I think the only one left in the West Indies. The Careenage has seen a lot of changes. The new Swing Bridge, the Arch and more historical landmarks to see in and around Bridgetown. Even the oldest Lord Nelson Statute to see.

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Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Restaurants are quite expensive at the hotel, but this pub is reasonable. Ship and sea decor, well dressed staff and decent pub food. I had the sliders which were good quality and very tasty. My husband had the buffalo wings, but he said they just had bbq sauce on them (no heat).

Thank Gloria K
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Careenage is a blast from the past. It runs along past the Parliament, Museum and Heroes Square and also has a really nice boardwalk. The boats and catamarans come in and out to sea regularly throughout the day. The Parliament is around 370 years old which is the third oldest in the Commonwealth. We walked along and were amazed... More 

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Stopped in to the "Waterfront" Jazz bar to see several of the artists from our cruise perform. Due to it being sooooooo crowded, we decided to stand outside and listen from a distance. There are small shops and restaurants up and down the Careenage. Didn't get too much history about the place, but you could tell it was a hub... More 

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