The ultimate travel guide for Suriname

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. 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”...