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Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, provides numerous examples of the city's colonial past, with British and Dutch architecture evident everywhere along its tree lines streets.

Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, provides numerous examples of the city's colonial past, with British and Dutch architecture evident everywhere along its tree lines streets.

Establised as a Dutch colony over 200 years ago, it was initially called Stabroek, but was renamed George Town in 1812 (after the British Monarch, King George IV), when Britain took control.

Attractions

Aside from the pretty colonial houses along Main Street, other attractions include the huge St George Cathedral (reputedly the world's tallest wooden cathedral), as well as the Museum of Guyana, which has exhibitions of excellent Guyanese paintings and sculpture.

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