Visit some of Guyana’s distinguished historic sites and enjoy our rich heritage:
- Cruise down the Essequibo River to view the relics of the forts and posts used as means of
protection of the plantations, during the European reign of British Guiana.
Ancient Churches hold much history and connection dating back to slavery:
- Visit the first church, in Georgetown, that opened its doors to slavery, the oldest church in which slaves were allowed to worship, an d one of the tallest wooden churches in the world
Monuments have much significance to events and persons, worthy of preservation for the benefit of the present and future generation:
- 1763 Monument reminiscent of the slave rebellion of 1763.
- The water wheel a relic which identifies the site of the ancient Hydro Plant that powered the sawmill on the Upper Demerara River.
- Damon monument represents the heroic African domestic labourer, who was executed for his role in the protest against a new system of apprentiship
The site,’ Damon’s Cross’, believed to be the spot where Damon was buried.
- visit the oldest market structure strategically located within Georgetown’s historic corridor.
- The bands stand erected in commemoration of Her Majesty Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee.