What is Trinidad and Tobago Famous/Known For?
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island country located at the southernmost part of the West Indies in the Caribbean. Trinidad and Tobago is famous for its stable economy, steel pans, carnival festivity, Caribbean dance (Limbo), gorgeous beaches, lush greenery, musical styles, among other things”. Below you’ll find 10 things that make this island country so famous and such a desirable destination for travelers from all over the world. Trinidad can be said to concentrate more on business, the country’s capital Port of Spain, while Tobago is known more for its vast vacation sites. Port of Spain is the capital city of the country located in Trinidad. It is known to be a business hotspot of the nation with beautiful embodiments of colonial-designed architecture and other interesting activities. A Carnival is usually held the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday featuring a display of multicolored costumes, great soca, and calypso rhythms, as well as limbo competitions. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Also called the Pigeon Point, this famous extended area of white coral-sand shore with bright turquoise water is considered to be the most stunning beach on the Island of Tobago. Entry into the Pigeon Point Heritage Park requires a fee and it includes facilities such as change rooms, thatch-covered seats, sun loungers, as well as shops. However, it is an amazing place and you have to visit it once you get there. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Close to Port of Spain (the capital city), Maracas Bay is one of the famous beaches in Trinidad. The beautiful Maracas Bay is known for its verdant hilly rainforest, sequence of palm trees, and fine white sand, providing magnificent views. It is a stunning place and the view from there will take your breath away. A must-see highlight if you decide to explore this area. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Little Tobago Island
Situated on the eastern edge Tobago is the Little Tobago Island, an unpeopled bird sanctuary with various kilometers of trails. It provides you with breathtaking views as you get to see boobies with red-colored beaks and feet fly in great flocks. Snorkeling, sight-seeing, and hiking are the common activities in this beautiful island. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Caroni Bird Sanctuary
This unique site is often enjoyed by the lovers of nature. The chain of linear mangrove water channels is the nesting area of Trinidad and Tobago’s national bird, scarlet ibis. You will find there the most beautiful and rare birds you have ever seen. This place is a nature’s wonder, and you are going to love it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Asa Wright Nature Centre and Lodge
Another paradise for birdwatchers, this place includes 1,500 acres of thick forest in the Aripo and Arima Valleys. Several exotic birds such as pygmy owls, woodcreepers, oilbird, hummingbirds, and trogons can be seen on the Asa Wright Nature Centre & Lodge. The best place to do different activities and to enjoy nature. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Main Ridge Forest Reserve
The Main Ridge Forest Reserve in Tobago Island is supposedly the oldest lawfully sheltered forest in the Western Hemisphere with abundance in biodiversity. Harboring over half of the bird species of the Island, the reserve is great for hiking. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Fort King George and the Tobago Museum
Fort King George provides a great view of the town and still contains the remains of some ancient architecture. Below the famous fort is the Tobago Museum which exhibits several collections of African art, antique maps, coins, Amerindian artifacts, etc. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Mount St. Benedict Monastery
One of the spectacular landmarks of the island is Mount St. Benedict Monastery. It is the oldest and largest in the Caribbean. The complex of the Monastery includes religious buildings, a rehabilitation center, a guesthouse, and a farm. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust
Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust is surrounded by verdant tropical greenery. You can also see beautiful species of birds such as the white-cheeked pintail, whistling black-bellied duck, and scarlet ibis. A place that you can find nature, amazing beaches and many outdoor activities, enable every traveler to enjoy this beautiful country.