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St. Kitts Tours Historic Basseterre

Visit the historic streets of Basseterre, St Kitts largest town. Founded in 1625 as the first French town in the Caribbean, it became the British capital in 1727. It is located in a sheltered bay on the leeward side of the island. The oldest sections of Basseterre is French architecture while many other buildings incorporate elements of French and British colonial architecture. Visit “The Circus” downtown it is modeled after the Piccadilly Circus in London. Shops and restaurants are numerous around this roundabout with its center being “The Clock Tower”. Two notable churches downtown are the Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and St. George’s Anglican Church originally built in 1670. Basseterre is one of the most pleasing capitals to the eye in all of the Caribbean. Bring your Camera. York can give you a full account of Basseterre’s history, architecture, people, shops and restaurants that only a native Kittian can do.

 

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