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

Assuming you like to become more aware of other people and places, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation. To learn additional information about each museum, try clicking on the name.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit St. Lucia Folk Research Centre. It is located within 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 chart just below shows more details regarding a few the museums you might enjoy 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

If you enjoy learning about the history of a foreign place, you might enjoy visiting some of these historical sites during your stay.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Fort Charlotte. It is located 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 interesting landmark worth visiting is Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. It is located within 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.

Take some time to look through the following chart to find out 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

Keep in mind that you'll be able to find plenty of other attraction types available too. You can find out more concerning other attractions by following this link.

 

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