Attractions of Bermuda

A visit to Bermuda is not complete without Hamilton, the capital and living heart of Bermuda. It is the center of all tourist, commercial, commercial and all other life of the archipelago. Stroll along the central Front Street surrounded by colonial buildings with flowering gardens, look into the pentagonal Fort Hamilton, the Bermuda Historical Museum, the famous neo-Gothic Bermuda Cathedral Holy Trinity (Holy Trinity) Bridge, the Bermuda National Museum, Pa-la Park and National Library Ville, Bermuda Rose Sisayeti Gardens and the Mary Jean Mitchell Memorial Garden, as well as the beautiful Fort Scar with spectacular views of the Great Sound. Separately, it is worth mentioning the Aquarium and the Bermuda Zoo (Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo), which is an exact copy of the local reefs. It houses over 200 species of fish and 50 species of other marine life, as well as over 200 diverse reptiles and other native animals. Incredible emotions can be experienced while walking along the Cristal Caves (Crystal Caves), in which tourists are offered to walk along the pontoon bridge through the crystal clear underground lake Kaho (Kaho) with the purest azure water. You can even see the bottom of the lake at a depth of 16 meters! One of the oldest capitals of the New World and the former capital of Bermuda, the city of St. George is located in the northeast of the island of the same name in St. George Harbour. Founded by the colonizers in 1612, this incredibly atmospheric and colorful city was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2002 due to the wealth of well-preserved colonial architecture. St. George has a special charm due to cozy narrow streets, old houses and quarters. Walk through King’s Square with the 1782 City Hall, visit Somers Garden and the local “Buckingham” or State House, recognized as one of the oldest colonial buildings in the New World. The oldest building in Bermuda is officially recognized as Fort St. Catherine, which contains skillful copies of all the main treasures of the British crown, as well as beautiful dioramas dedicated to the fate and history of the archipelago. On the island of Ireland Island is the largest fort in Bermuda, made of impressive limestone blocks. Of course, among other things, Bermuda is famous for its rich nature and amazingly beautiful untouched places for scuba diving.

National cuisine of Bermuda

According to simplyyellowpages, the local cuisine of Bermuda is based on the traditions of America and Great Britain, since before the colonization of the islands they were almost completely uninhabited, only some details in the processing of seafood were borrowed from other Caribbean countries. As you might expect, the main ingredients of Bermuda cuisine are seafood and fish, and many of them are served in highly original flavor combinations. So the most favorite local dishes are fried cod with potatoes, avocado, eggs and bananas in onion-tomato sauce, mussel pie, fried Cuban yellowtail, sea bass (snapper) or shark fish soup seasoned with black rum and hot pepper, as well as beef steak from wahoo (royal mackerel). Vegetables and legumes serve as a side dish: boiled black peas and hopepin-john rice, fried green tostones bananas, cassava pie and more. Bermuda lobsters are famous for their unique taste, but they are served only in season: from September to mid-April. All kinds of fruits serve as desserts in Bermuda, local citrus fruits are especially loved. The undisputed leader of the local alcohol market and the hallmark of Bermuda is Golsing’s Bermuda Black Seal black rum, which is used both in its pure form and in numerous cocktails. Some of the most popular are black rum cocktails with ginger beer, as well as Swizlles with rum, sugar, herbal bitters and lemon juice. from September to mid-April. All kinds of fruits serve as desserts in Bermuda, local citrus fruits are especially loved. The undisputed leader of the local alcohol market and the hallmark of Bermuda is Golsing’s Bermuda Black Seal black rum, which is used both in its pure form and in numerous cocktails. Some of the most popular are black rum cocktails with ginger beer, as well as Swizlles with rum, sugar, herbal bitters and lemon juice. from September to mid-April. All kinds of fruits serve as desserts in Bermuda, local citrus fruits are especially loved. The undisputed leader of the local alcohol market and the hallmark of Bermuda is Golsing’s Bermuda Black Seal black rum, which is used both in its pure form and in numerous cocktails. Some of the most popular are black rum cocktails with ginger beer, as well as Swizlles with rum, sugar, herbal bitters and lemon juice.

Transport

It will not be possible to get to Bermuda from Russia directly; you will have to fly with at least one transfer, which is more convenient to do in the USA, Canada or the UK. About 90% of flights to Bermuda are via the US. You can get to Bermuda by companies such as American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways (via the USA), British Airways (via the UK, London) and Air Canada via (Canada, Toronto). There is only one airport in Bermuda, located 16 kilometers from Hamilton called Bermuda Wade Airport or Bermuda LF Wade International Airport. You can also get to Bermuda by cruise ship; cruises here are extremely popular, especially from the USA. Ferries run between the islands in Bermuda, this is a fast and convenient form of transport. They all depart from the central Ferry Terminal in Hamilton on Front Street. In total, there are four main ferry routes here: Hamilton – Paget – Warwick; Hamilton-West End-Royal Naval Dockyard; Hamilton-Rockaway Express; Hamilton – Royal Naval Dockyard – St George in summer and St David’s – St. George-Hamilton in winter. Public transport is presented in Bermuda only on the main island of Main Island. Here you can take buses serving 11 routes. They are air-conditioned, make stops on demand and operate from 7 am to 11 pm. Stops are marked with colored poles, pink ones indicate that there are buses to Hamilton, and blue ones – from Hamilton. Taxis are ubiquitous on Main Island and can be seen in many tourist spots, at hotels and on Front and Church streets in Hamilton. The fare is paid by the meter. If you notice a blue flag on the hood of the car, this will mean that the driver is also a professional guide and can organize a tour for you. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to rent a car in Bermuda, only local residents can drive cars here, but scooter rentals are allowed.

Attractions of Bermuda