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Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Information

Tan yourself to your hearts content in one of the 365 beaches in Antigua. Moreover, the great reefs and wrecks are ideal if you are on a diving and snorkeling spree. Visit the largest rookery of the Caribbean or track the frigate birds in Barbuda.

Tourism Facts and Figures

Full Name: Antigua and Barbuda

Capital City: Saint John’s

Area: 170 sq. km.

Population: 66,422

Time Zone: GMT - 4 hrs

Religion: Roman Catholic, Moravian, Anglican Church

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar

Country Dialing Code: 268

Places to Visit

English Harbor - English Harbor was once a colonial naval base. Now it has been preserved and has been transformed into the nation’s most popular tourist attraction, displaying some of richest historical collections.

Betty's Hope - This is Antigua's first sugar plantation built by Christopher Codrington in 1674, Betty’s Hope features the ruins of two stone windmills and a distillery.

Museum of Antigua & Barbuda - An assorted collection of stone pestles, conch-shell tools, a reconstructed Arawak house, and other displays of natural history and the colonial era makes this a site worth viewing.

Nelson's Dockyard - The historic Nelson’s Dockyard was built around the year 1743 by the legendary Admiral Nelson. Today, it is Antigua's most popular attraction. The old buildings have been converted into inns, shops, restaurants, an art centre, and a small nautical museum.
 
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