Bridgetown, Barbados: Where modernity isn't a bane

Updated: 19 November 2012 14:53 IST

The venue of the second Test between West Indies and India is the largest city of Barbados and was established as far back as in 1628.

The venue of the second Test between West Indies and India is the largest city of Barbados and was established as far back as in 1628.

Known for it's breathtaking landscapes, the city sports a fresh look which made it an obvious choice for hosting the final match of the 2007 cricket World Cup. The Kensington Oval here truly has the characters of a stadium that can rival any other international venue with it's capacity of seating 28,000 spectators.

The city itself has many other attractions and though it has the elements of modern-day living with a booming economy, Bridgetown can be a place of endless fun and relaxation as well, as long as the several points of interests are not given a miss in the hustle of city-life that would be first observed here.

Where cricketers might go and you must too:

National Heroes Square

The St Mary's Angelican Church

Carlisle Bay Beach

Cheapside market

The Barbados Museum

The Cathedral Plaza

The Pelican Village and Craft Centre

Parliament Buildings of Barbados

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