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Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
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Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Barbados
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, an outstanding example of British colonial architecture consisting of a well-preserved old town built in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, which testifies to the spread of Great Britain's Atlantic colonial empire. The property also includes a nearby military garrison which consists of numerous historic buildings. With its serpentine urban lay-out the property testifies to a different approach to colonial town-planning compared to the Spanish and Dutch colonial cities of the region which were built along a grid plan.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.