Welcome to Trinidad & Tobago
Port of Spain tours
- The Emperor Valley Zoo
- Extensive collection of local wildlife.
- The Botanical Gardens
- Laid out next to the zoo, with specimens from all over the world
- National Museum and Art Gallery
- Collections that range from the earliest Amerindian settlers to modern Carnival. There is also fine 19th century paintings by the Trinidad artist Jean Michel Cazabon.
- Fort Picton
- A Martello tower (rare on this side of the Atlantic) dating from 1800 and built by Trinidad's first, brutal, British governor, Thomas Picton.
- Fort Chacon
- Above Fort Picton, and named after the last Spanish governor of Trinidad. Here, in 1793, a Spanish officer called Don Cosmo Damien Churruca set up an Observatory and fixed the first accurate meridian in the "new world"
- At the foot of the Laventille Hill, the city's largest mosque.