Independence Square, Basseterre

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Head to Independence Square and see what was once the site of the slave market of Basseterre. Slaves would arrive from Africa and were held in a building located on the south side of the square until they were brought out and then sold to their new masters. Featuring a central fountain surrounded by walkways, flat green glass, and benches under the shade of nearby trees, the square is also the location of important buildings, such as the city's cathedral and courthouse. Make Independence Square part of your personalized Basseterre itinerary using our Basseterre trip planning site .
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  • The square is in the center of town and got pictures of the nice fountain (not working), the town and church around it and some of the trees there. It is really a nice quick walk thru out of the city ...  more »
  • I was disappointed to see such a landmark and historical part of St Kitts left in such a deplorable state. The grounds were not kept up, some railings were falling apart, the paint was pealing off of ...  more »
  • We really enjoyed stopping here on our cruise ship visit. We couldn't decide on a sitdown restaurant, so once we walked through town we found ourselves here. There was a very nice food truck and we ha...  more »
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  • Great place to take a break and enjoy the sounds of the city. Beautiful trees.
  • Pretty much the centre of Basseterre. Great meeting point if you ever get lost.
  • So much culture and history. Tress were gorgeous
  • Was a beautiful park, but the water fountain did not work and you couldn't use the benches because the birds deficated on them.
  • Nicest place in Basseterre to relax and catch a Breeze

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