Georgetown City Tour
The Capital city was called Longchamps by the French, and Stabroek by the Dutch, but the English settled on the name Georgetown.
Georgetown is a city full of historical monuments. Many of them are gracious colonial buildings with beautiful architecture ranging from Gothic to Elizabethan along wide tree lined avenues.
Drive along Main Street, High Street and Brickdam and you will discover various charming and stately buildings from bygone era- notably, Red House, Austin House, Prime Minister’s Residence, State House built in 1845 as the governor’s residence St George’s Cathedral- tallest freestanding wooden building in the world, Picturesque City hall, Victoria Law courts (built in 1887), St Andrew’s Kirk –the oldest standing church in Guyana, Stabroek Market, Parliament building which are fine examples of colonial architecture.
Our visit also includes a visit to the Walter Roth Museum with its display of Amerindian artefacts, the National Museum, the bustling and colourful Stabroek. We will continue to the Botanical Gardens and Zoological Park before returning to your hotel.
- Company Name: Dagron Tours
- Duration: 2.5 – 3 hrs
- Prices: from US$35 per person based on minimum 6 persons
- Price includes: air-conditioned bus, professional guide, water and entrance fees where applicable