Map of Attractions in Roseau

1 | Old Mill Cultural Centre

While the island and people of Dominica have grown and changed over the decades, at the Old Mill Cultural Center, they remember and preserve that culture, teaching it to their children and to the visitors who show interest. Come see this surviving modern culture of the past, including art works and performances.

Visitors will find this museum near the heart of the town of Canefield, approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) north of the center of downtown Roseau.

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1 | Lindo Park

1 | Barracoon Building

This colorful and cheerful looking building has a dark history as a center of slavery on Dominica. The Barracoon Building was built as slave barracks.

Situated in downtown Roseau, this historical site is a short distance from the center of downtown Roseau.

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2 | Dominica Museum

Overlooking the Old Market, the Dominica Museum is a small museum that showcases the history of Dominica, from the geological aspects all the way to present day social history.

Visitors will be able to find this museum on Bay Front , a short distance from Barracoon Building.

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3 | Pebble's Park

Dominica Museum is located about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) to the west-northwest of this park.

4 | Jean Rhys House

One of Dominica's most famous people, Jean Rhys, was a writer whose works became famous on the island and throughout the British Empire. She grew up in a house on Independence and Cork Street, which was described frequently in her short stories as well as her autobiography.

This historical site is located a short distance from Pebble's Park, and is on Cork Street.

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5 | The Methodist Church

Make your way a short distance from Jean Rhys House to find this historical site, which is located on the premises of The Methodist Church.

6 | St. George's Anglican Church

A fully restored Anglican church built some time in the 1800's, this is a popular destination for anyone who loves the old church architecture.

This historical site is a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from The Methodist Church, and is on the same premises as St. George's Anglican Church.

7 | St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral

Built in the 1700s, this cathedral partially marks the end of Anglican suppression of Catholicism as well as the spread of the Catholic Church in the British colonies. While the building stands in near ruins, mass is held here on occasion, and visitors are welcome to join in during their trip.

You can find this historical site in the heart of downtown Roseau, a few hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from St. George's Anglican Church.

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8 | Roseau Cathedral

While the current cathedral was built as recently as 1916, there has been a church on this site since 1730, with an additional one being built in 1830, the direct predecessor of the modern cathedral.

Go about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral to get to this historical site, which is located within Our Lady Of Fair Haven Cathedral.

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9 | The State House

Guests will be able to find this historical site on Victoria Street, about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven.

10 | Government House

Built by the order of Governor Sir William Young in 1770, the building was completed not long after. Serving as the residence for British and French governors up until independence in 1978, the house then served as the residence of the President of Dominica.

Found toward the middle of downtown Roseau, this historical site is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from The State House.

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11 | Windsor Park

Guests will find this park in the heart of Roseau, only 0.3 miles (0.6 km) from Government House.

12 | Newtown Savannah

This park can be found on the southern outskirts of Roseau, only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Windsor Park.

13 | Government Cemetery

Interested guests will be able to find this historical site a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Newtown Savannah.

14 | Anglican Cemetery

Travel a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Government Cemetery to find this historical site, which is situated in the southern part of Roseau.

15 | The Botanical Gardens

The large gardens have been part of Dominica since the 1890's, and since than have been a popular spot to visit on any trip to the island. Since the garden's founding, it has grown to include different sections, as well as a bird sanctuary where you can go and look for the rare and colorful birds that have made this garden their home.

This botanical garden is located only 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from Anglican Cemetery.

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16 | Parrot Sanctuary

Dominica's unique birds are prized inhabitants of the island, and at the Syndicate Parrot Reserve, they are given a safe home. When searching the island for a view of the beautiful parrots, this reserve is your best bet.

Situated near the middle of Roseau, this nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve is located a short distance from The Botanical Gardens.

1 | Loubiere Playing Field

This park is situated in the neighborhood of Wall House, a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) southeast of the center of downtown Roseau.

The interactive map above spotlights the location of 19 attractions in Roseau.

To get a closer view of each location, or to obtain more information about individual places shown on the map, click on the colored pins that interest you. A second alternative is to interact with the map by using the following table. To do so, click on the colored map dot in the first column, or click on the location description in the third column.

Points of Interest Near Roseau
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Anglican Cemetery 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Barracoon Building Downtown Roseau
Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven Downtown Roseau
Dominica Museum Downtown Roseau
Government Cemetery 0.3 mi. East of Downtown Roseau
Government House Downtown Roseau
Jean Rhys House Downtown Roseau
Lindo Park 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Roseau
Loubiere Playing Field 1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Newtown Savannah 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Old Mill Cultural Centre Canefield, 2.0 mi. North of Central Roseau
Parrot Sanctuary 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Roseau
Pebble's Park Downtown Roseau
St. George's Anglican Church Downtown Roseau
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral Downtown Roseau
The Botanical Gardens 0.4 mi. Northeast of Downtown Roseau
The Methodist Church Downtown Roseau
The State House Downtown Roseau
Windsor Park 0.3 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Roseau

 

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