The ultimate travel guide for Suriname

Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral

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Welcome in the Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral in Paramaribo!  The Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral, was built in 1883 in 19th century neo-roman style. It’s the largest wooden building in the Caribbean and the largest and tallest wooden church in South...

Independence square

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Onafhankelijksplein (Independence Square) features a statue of legendary former prime minister Pengel and is surrounded by the stately 18th-century Presidential Palace, aging colonial government buildings and an ultramodern finance building. Behind the palace is the Palmentuin, a...

Paramaribo

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Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname and its largest city, is known as the wooden city of the Caribbean. The inner city has been placed on the UNESCO “World Heritage” list of historical monuments since 2002, and the buildings are slowly being restored to their former glory. Around...

Paramaribo

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Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname and its largest city, is known as the wooden city of the Caribbean. Some of the buildings were destroyed by fires in 1821 and 1832, but many white-painted colonial buildings remain. The inner city has been placed on the UNESCO “World Heritage”...