BARBADOS (Top 100 Places to visit):-
Barbados is an island nation in the Caribbean region of North America. It has 60 fabulous beaches with golden sands and crystal clear blue waters. Hence these beaches are perfect spot for relaxation and to watch stunning view of Sunset.
The name ‘Barbados’, derived from the Bearded Fig Trees once found in abundance on the island. It has the third oldest parliament in the world, with uninterrupted parliamentary governance since 1639.
With a population of approximately 280,000 people and area of 166.4 square miles (431 km2) – 21 miles (34 kilometers) in length and 14 miles (23 kilometers) in width is 15th populous country. It has a literacy rate of 99.7%, ranking it third in the world.
Formally It settled by the British in 1627. After some failed crops of cotton, sugarcane was introduced, and the colony established itself as a profitable plantation economy. Barbados is famous for rum.
Barbados has good foreign relations. Country is a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS). Organization of American States (OAS), Commonwealth of Nations, as well as the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
Tourism sector is growing sector in Barbados .country receives more than a million tourists each year, including both land-based tourists and cruise passengers.
It is a horticultural park and tourist attraction near the village of Bloomsbury, it was formerly a sugar plantation site.
Harrison’s Cave –
situated at 700 ft above sea level caves are naturally formed by water erosion through the limestone rock. Tourists travel through the Boyce Tunnel via tram to all depths of the cave. Hence it is famous tourist site in Barbados.
George Washington House –
It is a historic house in Barbados where the first U.S. President George Washington visited, in 1751. This house designated as a UNESCO protected property within the World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown and also its Garrison area in 2011.