Landmarks in Dennery

Landmarks Near Dennery

Dennery itself is better known for its welcoming presence and agricultural importance than it is as a major tourism mecca.  There aren't many landmarks to consider when you're planning your getaway here, but the upside is that you need travel only a few miles northwest to reach Castries which is home to numerous cultural attractions. 

Museums

In case you like to explore other places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum during your vacation. To obtain more information regarding each museum, you can click on the name.

One popular destination is St. Lucia Folk Research Centre. It is located in North Castries, 9.4 mi. Northwest of central Dennery. The St. Lucia Folk Research Centre features exhibits that represent the daily lives of the native people of the island of St. Lucia. Additionally, the research center includes a library with an extensive collection of books, articles, and other text related to the people and culture of St. Lucia; videos of cultural events; and images that span several decades.

Many travelers also choose to visit Le Pavillion Royal Museum. It is located in Castries, 9.5 mi. Northwest of central Dennery. As the center of St. Lucia's historical and cultural conservation movement, this museum itself holds many treasures of its own. With numerous artifacts and document s detailing the history of St. Lucia's government and in particular the Government House.

The following chart summarizes more details concerning some the available museums nearby.

Museums Near Dennery
Name Phone Location
Le Pavillion Royal Museum -- 9.5 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery
St. Lucia Folk Research Centre (758) 452-2279 9.4 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery

Historical Sites

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Enjoy discovering the history of foreign countries? If that's the case, you might want to visit a few of these historical attractions while on vacation in Dennery.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Fort Charlotte. It is found 8.7 mi. Northwest of central Dennery. The large Fort Charlotte may be in ruins, but there is still plenty to explore. The fort, built in 1764 by the French, still maintains many of its walkways and staircases, as the site has been renovated as a community college and government offices.

Another common landmark for vacationers is Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. It is found in downtown Castries, 9.3 mi. Northwest of central Dennery. As the seat of the Archbishop on Saint Lucia, this cathedral has been a center of St. Lucian cultural life. However, just as the church as affected the people, walk inside and gaze upon the walls' and ceiling's decoration and see how the people have affected the church as well.

Government House: The Government House is open to visitors Tuesday and Thursday between 10:00am and noon, as well as from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, by appointment only. There are no open-house hours, everyone wanting to visit must call ahead.

You can look through the table just below to learn more about sites of historical interest near Dennery.

Historic Sites Near Dennery
Name Phone Location
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (758) 452-2416 Downtown Castries, 9.3 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery
Choc Cemetery (758) 452-4459 9.9 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery
Fort Charlotte -- 8.7 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery
Government House (758) 452-2481 9.5 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery
La Toc Battery (758) 452-7921 10.1 mi. Northwest of Central Dennery

Needless to say, you'll be able to find other kinds attractions available. If you're interested, get more details concerning other attractions by clicking on this link.

 

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