A Romantic, Old City Amidst Beautiful Scenery – Kingstown, St Vincent
Founded by the French in the 1720’s, Kingstown is today not only the capital of St. Vincent, but also one of the most important commercial centers in the Caribbean area and a destination that has a lot to offer to visitors looking for an unforgettable vacation that combines activity and relaxation.
One of the most important landmarks in the area is the Botanical Garden – established in 1765, it is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the entire Western hemisphere, with centuries-old trees and amazing, exotic plants. Kingston has a lot to offer to those interested in architecture as well as to the enthusiasts of outdoor activities, especially watersports. Many buildings in the city date back to the colonial era and the forts surrounding the city, such as Fort Charlotte and Fort Duvernette, tell a lot about the troubled and eventful past of the Caribbean region. Sports enthusiasts and those looking for a romantic vacation will also find what they are looking for in Kingston, St. Vincent – divers, hikers and visitors who come to explore local life and fusion cuisine will surely have the time of their life here.