Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana - Guyana
Georgetown is the largest city in and capital of Guyana. It is situated in the Demerara-Mahaica, region 4, on the Atlantic Ocean coast. It is primarily the business and governmental seat of the country but its fascinating wooden colonial buildings also provide a different experience for tourists..
All government departments are located in the city, including Parliament Building.
It is a unique city that serves as a perfect jumping point for ecotours into the South American interior. Its Victorian and Dutch Colonial architecture is detailed with louvered window shutters and brick and stone work. Built below the high tide level, the city is protected by a large seawall and drained by a grid of canals. Sundry goods can be found at the distinctive Stabroek Market, while the landmark Light House offers panoramic views.
Kitty, Alberttown, Queenstown, Stabroek, Albouystown, Campbellville, La Penitence, Bourda
Traffic drives on the left and seatbelts are mandatory. Visitors should use only PERMITTED taxi services which are available from the Airport to Georgetown. Georgetown is well served by taxis and you should always enquire the rate for travel to your destination.
Some of the best High Schools are:
Queen's College, St Joseph, Bishops, St Roses
Best restaurants in Georgetown
Aagman - Indian, Asian, Fusion
Maharaja Palace - Indian, Asian
New Thriving - Chinese, Asian
The Original Palm Court - Caribbean, Bar
Cheddi Jagan International Airport is located 41km (25mi) south of the capital, Georgetown
Ogle Airport is located 13km from Georgetown