Set your own pace in the Port of Spain

Updated: 02 June 2011 20:35 IST

Check out Port of Spain and what this city has to offer other than the Twenty20 battle and the 2 ODI war between the West Indies and India beginning 4th June.

Set your own pace in the Port of Spain
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Port of Spain will host the only T20 match between West Indies and India. It will be followed by two ODI's here again as the capital of Trinidad and Tobago gets set to host Suresh Raina's team.

The main center of the region, Port of Spain is an important port city and has every ingredient that make up for the famed Caribbean holiday. Be it it's nightlife that has on offer something to suit every budget, to it's entertainment complex's spread all over. International stars like Rihana, Beyonce and Akon have visited and performed here and can vouch for the party-mania that this city is always immersed in.

Port of Spain is also a cultural hub making it appealing for those who are not into noise and revelry. Having a rich past that had a confluence of Spanish, British and French 'visitors,' this city can appeal to the aesthetic senses without making it overtly evident.

The National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago is also situated here and is worth a visit.

Do not miss the carnivals hosted here which can give stiff competition to the ones hosted by the neighbours to the east. Overall, a place that can be as relaxing as it can be pulsating, depending on how the tourist sets his itinerary.

What cricketers may do and you should too:


Check out the cuisines - Italian, Mexican, Thai, Venezuelan-Panyol, French, Japanese, Chinese, American and Indian.

Party at Zen, 51 degrees, Coco Lounge, Katalyst and Shakers.

Visit the National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago.

Stroll on Movie Towne's Fiesty Plaza - on city's foreshore has many eating joints and shopping opportunities.

Visit Gothic Rosary Church

Queen's Park Oval of course. The matches will be played here and this 25,000 seater stadium is a classic view as well, even on non-match days.

Topics : Cricket West Indies England Sri Lanka India in West Indies, 2011
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