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The City Made of Wood.
Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, stands out for its distinct architecture. As you walk through the streets of Georgetown, you are bound to be mesmerized by the wooden buildings dotting the cityscape. Highly influenced by the British and Dutch architecture, the buildings are in stark contrast to the vegetation around. With people of distinct ethnic backgrounds, right from African to Indian communities calling Georgetown their home, the city is a melting pot of culture. Prominently an English speaking city, communicating with people is fairly easy in Georgetown and you’ll be floored by their hospitality. So, book flight tickets to Georgetown and unveil the best of the city.
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Possibly the most unexplored city in the Caribbean, Georgetown is a pleasant reminder of the country’s commitment to nature. The city is filled with lush green gardens that attract a variety of birds; some you may not even have seen or heard of before. The scenic landscape of Georgetown is a visual treat but that is not the only thing that this city has to offer. The coming together of so many different cultures have greatly influenced the culinary scene of the city. Georgetown delights travelers with its lip smacking food but one dish that remains the highlight is the national dish of Guyana, Guyanese Pepperpot. The dish takes several hours to cook and is so delish that the locals reserve it for special occasions or festivals.
Staying true to its tag of being a Caribbean city, Guyana has a vibrant nightlife. The city hosts absolutely crazy parties on weekends which don’t die out till the break of the dawn. There is also a very prominent reggae culture. So, if you love music, then you’re in for a good time as you can easily catch live reggae performances in the city. To not put a stop to your good times, try the local brewed Guyanese wine in the city as well. Hop on a last minute flight to Georgetown and explore some literally unexplored locations.
Popular Tourist Attractions
St. George’s Cathedral - Arguably the best Guyanese work of architecture, St. George’s Cathedral is one of the tallest wooden churches in the world. The exteriors painted in bright white, the church has impressive interiors with intricate woodwork reflecting the Gothic theme. If you are fond of Gospel music, then visit St. George’s Cathedral on a Sunday morning and enjoy soulful singing at this historical monument.
Stabroek Market - If you are into street photography and love quirky colors and bustling street ways, then Stabroek market should be at the top of your list. Stabroek gives visitors the feel of an authentic old town market with its own clock tower. You can find local jewelry, clothes, fruits, and several other shops. It is a perfect place to buy gifts for people back home.
Kaieteur Falls - Kaieteur Falls is the world’s highest single drop waterfall. This relatively unknown natural wonder is five times higher than the Niagara Falls. The journey to Kaieteur starts at Georgetown wherein you board a 10-seater plane and fly for an hour to reach Kaieteur airstrip. The views from the flight are honestly quite beautiful, but are no match to what lies ahead. Once landed, tourists then trek for another 10 minutes to reach the viewpoint. Kaieteur Falls ranges between 250- 400 feet wide depending on the season. Book flights to Georgetown and take the mystical journey to Kaieteur Falls.
Pandama Retreat and Winery - This winery offers a wide selection of wines that include pineapple, black plum, aunty desmond, noni, cherry, malacca pear, duka, carambola and sorrel. A visit to this winery is not only loved by the wine lovers but also those who do not fancy wine much. And, that is because of the serene gorgeousness this winery is located at. The winery uses local fruits to manufacture high quality wines and they are delish to taste. The stand out produce of the winery is the white wine which is made by eggplants. Like seriously, who would’ve thought that great wine can be made out of eggplants, right?
Getting Around in the City
- Mini Buses
- Rental Cars
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A traveler’s haven with unexplored territories and uncharted terrains, the city strikes a chord with all those who love to explore. To be a part of the unique culture, amiable locals, unspoiled nature and a relaxed time, book cheap flights to Georgetown with us and avail exciting discounts. You can also get the best hotels in Georgetown at discounted rates by booking with us. We also roll out great deals on rental cars. So, book with us and explore the city at your own convenience.