BELIZE CITY
POPULATION57,000
FOUNDED1638 (AS BELIZE TOWN)
POPULAR EVENTBELIZE CITY CARNIVAL
The largest city in the country, Belize City tends to be known for its gorgeous shoreline and beaches on the Caribbean. Cruise ships regularly dock in its port and visitors explore Tourism Village either by foot or by bus. On some days it isn’t uncommon to see multiple cruise ships docked there.
So what can you expect from this quaint and eclectic village…Numerous shops of course, not to mention quintessential Caribbean restaurants. The bars and cafes along Fort Street are not to best missed. On a wilder note, Belize City is home to the Belize zoo where guests can check out jaguars and tapirs among other notable species.
  • ART AND CULTURE

    Perhaps the most notable attraction as far as art and culture go is the Museum of Belize. Showcasing art, Maya treasures, even the one-time main jail of the region, the museum brings visitors back to what the city once was during the colonial era. You can also tour the oldest Anglican Church in Central America: St. John’s Cathedral.

  • THE SWING BRIDGE

    Dating from the1920s, the Swing Bridge is crossed by just about everyone who comes to Belize City. A manually operated bridge, it allows pedestrians to look out and enjoy the scenery: the Haulover Creek, yachts, sailboats, fishing boats—a truly eclectic assortment.

  • FOOD AND DRINK

    When coming to Belize City a definite can’t-miss is their authentic Caribbean fare. But the city also stands behind an incredibly diverse mix of food and beverage. Creole feasts are not uncommon, and you can even find a decent array of Mexican, Indian and Taiwanese food in local restaurants. As they do cater to a lot of tourists, the city has plenty by way of libations for thirsty travelers.

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