Emancipation Statue

The Emancipation Statue symbolizes the end of slavery and the "Apprenticeship" period in Barbados. Featuring a man breaking free of his chain, the statue shows that man (locally known as Bussa) finally becoming a free man.

Staying Close

Emancipation Statue is located in St. Michael Parish, so travelers to this region of Barbados will have convenient access to the monument during their time there. If you wish to book your stay near this monument, there are a good selection of booking options in the area.

Hotels near Emancipation Statue
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments Hotel 1.6 mi. (2.0 km) WSW
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn B & B 1.8 mi. (2.9 km) SW
South Beach Resort & Vacation Club Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.6 km) S
Abbeville Hotel Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.6 km) S
Blue Horizon Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.5 km) S
Accra Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.7 km) S
Southern Surf Beach Apartments Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.4 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of the monument. The most frequented nearby eatery is Chefette Wildey, which has a menu full of International dishes. The restaurant is maybe around a mile away from this landmark, so stop in and enjoy a meal. Also near Emancipation Statue you and your companions will have options including Island Pot Restaurant and KFC Collymore Rock where you and your group will want to eat some American cuisine and experience the flavors of Barbados.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados


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