King's Square, St. George

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Head to King's Square, located in the heart of St. George and home to an abundance of colonial buildings surrounding an open paved area. Created during the 19th century, the square houses many annual events and ceremonies, including 17th century reenactments. Go to the Bank of Butterfield, a completely restored building located in the square. It is the oldest bank in Bermuda and was built in 1776. Put King's Square and other St. George attractions into our St. George trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Since St. George's is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll probably end up in this little square either by design or by accident. As you can see by the photos, it's a very small square that includes t...  more »
  • We took a taxi from the Fairmont Southampton Hotel to the Dockyard where we would catch a ferry to St George Island. We had already purchased tokens to use for public transportation - the ferry ride o...  more »
  • There are some interesting and beautiful historical buildings here as well as some nice shops but also some tacky/touristy shops.  more »
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  • The main Town square in St George's Bermuda. A great gathering and meeting spot. The tourism office is located on the square. They do reenactments several times a week. One is putting the town drunk in the stockade, another is dunking the town nag. Both were entertaining. There are restaurants, bars and local shopping opportunities within a few steps of the square. You can get a close view of a variety of sailboats tied up along the town dock and chat with the crews.
  • If you are visiting Bermuda for the first time, we thank you. If you'd like an honest review of the St. George's area, please read on. Personally, the loss of the "Art Mel's Spicy Dicy" and the lack of variety in tourist attractions have brought it down a few notches in my book. This is namely due to a lack of infrastructure and overall investment. However, there are a couple places that stand the test of time. The first, and arguably the best reason to visit is the "Unfinished Church". It is a gorgeous specimen of the old Gothic-style cathedrals located just off the beaten path. On your way there you should make it a point to pass by "Shinbone Alley" and take some goofy pictures of yourself pointing at parts of your anatomy. The "Barracuda Grill Seafood & Chops" is a good place to eat if you enjoy a "sit down". I used to enjoy the "White Horse Pub & Restaurant" years ago but the quality has gone down several pegs... Of course, if you enjoy hoards if pigeons aggravating you while you eat, be my guest... I wish I had more time but I gotta jet. Maybe I'll add some more on a later date. Cheers.
  • Check out the Town Hall (it's open to visitors) and the ducking stool ceremony and use the old stocks for hilarious photos
  • Very nice place to visit plenty to see n do
  • You can swim in the harbor by the bridge and the cannon. It is awesome! We jumped off the concrete dock, we dove off the bridge railing, we swam to the other side of the harbor, climbed the stairs, jumped off and swam back. There are stairs to help you out of the water all along the wall on both sides. And the water is beautiful, clean, clear and a great temperature. There are also public restrooms to change in. So DON'T tour St. Georges Square / Kings Square without your bathing suits. YOU WILL REGRET IT!
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