Drums of Our Father's Monument

Sculpted by Steve Okeke, Drums of Our Fathers is a monument that represents Garifuna history, culture, and spirituality. It is located in Dangriga, the center of Garifuna culture in Belize, and an awe-inspiring site that welcomes visitors as they enter the town.


Set on a pedistal, the sculpture consists of three large drums. The two on either side rest on their sites, representing past life and future life, while the drum in the middle which rests on the two, symbolically lifted up on the past and future, represents the present day.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Drums of Our Father's Monument may choose to book their trip in Dangriga, as guests staying in this part of Belize will have the benefit of convenient access to the monument during their time there. Despite the fact that the region doesn't see extremely high levels of tourism, you'll still find a varied selection of hotels to choose from.

Hotels near Drums of Our Father's Monument
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Double H. Guest House Guest house 0.2 mi. (1.0 km) N
Pal's Guest House Motel 0.2 mi. (1.1 km) NE
Ruthie's  Cabanas Cottages 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) NNE
D's Hostel Hostel 0.4 mi. (0.9 km) N
Bonefish Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.9 km) N
Chaleanor Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.8 km) N
Flomon's Guest House Guest house -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the area surrounding this monument. The closest eatery is Roots Kitchen, which serves Caribbean dishes. The restaurant is only about a half mile away from this landmark, so grab a table and eat up! Also within a short distance, you will encounter restaurants such as Cedar Street Deli and Family Restaurant where you and your party should be sure to try a bite of Chinese dishes and enjoy the culture of Belize.


Contact Information

Location: Dangriga, Belize


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