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Best things to do in Port of Spain

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Jog the 2.2mile roundabout. The street food scene starts in the evening and the variety is wide. Try the corn soup from the ladies at the entrance”
19 locals recommend
Museum
“The National Museum and Art Gallery is the national museum of Trinidad and Tobago, in Port of Spain on Trinidad island. The Museum manages a collection of some 10,000 items, including a collection of paintings by Michel-Jean Cazabon. Among the many items on display in the seven major galleries are petroleum and geological exhibits, the permanent national art collection, and a small gallery on Trinidad's Carnival arts.”
11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The mall has a variety of shops, a food court, gym, bank, and a large supermarket. At this mall, you can also buy a Digicel SIM for your mobile device.”
4 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Emperor Valley Zoo, 7 minutes drive away from Petrea, covers 7.2 acres of dedicated lands. It is the biggest zoo in Trinidad and Tobago. It is located North of the Queen's Park Savannah and West of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Port of Spain. The zoo was first opened in 1952 by Governor Sir Hubert Rance. The zoo has an animal collection of over 200 species which include both local and foreign animals: lions, ocelots, parrots, macaws, snakes, caiman, wildfowl, giraffes, white and ginger Bengal tigers with cubs successfully bred in the zoo, llamas and more. The categories include small mammals, large cats, a reptile house, aquariums, a deer park, primates and ponds. The zoo was named after the large, blue Emperor or Morpho butterfly which once frequented the valley in which the zoo is situated. www.facebook.com/EmperorValleyZoo/”
11 locals recommend
Route
“Best place to be if you're looking to have fun. There are bars, nightclubs and lots of food vendors. ”
16 locals recommend
Establishment
“The National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) hosts many live musical and theatrical performances. If you're lucky, you might be here while there's a free show going on!”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“1804 Fort with original cannons and sweeping views over Port of Spai, and the Gulf of Paria. Great for pictures or a picnic! ”
6 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Located on the northwest coast of Trinidad and Tobago, is The Falls at Westmall, Trinidad and Tobago’s leading shopping haven. The Falls at Westmall has over 100 stores, salons and boutiques offering some of the world’s most recognised international brands in fashion, technology and gift items, as well as leading local names.”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“You can purchase local pastries, breakfast and lunch. You can also with US dollars.”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Queens Hall often hosts plays put on by our local talent. Call the box office to see what local plays are showing. ”
8 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Fast casual sports bar with a huge diverse menu and bustling with activity on-screen and at the bar”
5 locals recommend
Park
“5 minutes drive - The Royal Botanic Gardens of Trinidad & Tobago comprise of twenty-five (25) hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds located north of the capital city of Port of Spain. The gardens were established in 1818 and is one of the oldest gardens in the West Indies which has had a continuous existence. Today, the gardens consist of approximately seven hundred (700) trees of which thirteen percent (13%) are indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago. Trees in our gardens represent every continent of the world.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A wide variety of breads , pastries, etc are available here. Also salads, and other foods. ”
7 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
$$$
“8 Minutes' Drive. Buzo Osteria Italiana brings the essence of Italian cuisine to Trinidad. The food is complemented by an eclectic wine list and the restaurant cooks creative, delicious dishes that are prepared with the finest ingredients from scratch. ”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tapas-style plates of deliciousness along with sandwiches, tartines, flatbreads, salads and pastas.”
7 locals recommend