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.
Visitors may find the heavy Gothic architecture out of place in natural and Caribbean Dominica, but that does not make it any less beautiful, and really showcases how independent Dominican culture has become from its European settlers.
Downtown Roseau is a good option for those wishing to visit Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven, because those staying in this part of Dominica will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. If you wish to find a place close to this historical site, you'll have a decent selection of hotels in the region to choose from.
|La Flamboyant||Hotel||0.1 mi. (0.9 km)||W|
|Fort Young Hotel||Hotel||0.1 mi. (1.1 km)||SSW|
|Garraway Hotel||Hotel||0.1 mi. (1.0 km)||SW|
|Sutton Place Hotel||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.9 km)||WNW|
|Guest house||0.2 mi. (0.8 km)||NW|
|Narakiels Inn||Guest house||0.4 mi. (0.6 km)||NNW|
A nearby beach spot that will often attract many historic site visitors, is Botanical Beach.
Location: Downtown Roseau, Dominica
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