Paramaribo City Tour


The city centre of Paramaribo is placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List of historical monuments since 2002 due to its unique architecture. Paramaribo is a city consisting of various population groups, cultures and religions. The bustling city life fills the streets lined with historical buildings built in the former colonial style, alternated with modern hotels and office buildings. We start our tour to the old inner city of Paramaribo for a visit to the ancient building complex in Paramaribo, Fort Zeelandia. You receive an extensive guided tour from our guide within the fort. We continue the trip by foot and visit the Independence Square surrounded by historical buildings. After this walk, we drive along the most prominent historical buildings of Paramaribo with their unique architecture. We finish our tour at Waterkant along the Suriname River, the favorite meeting place in Paramaribo for many Surinamese. Included in the tour: Transportation per car or bus, a bottle of water and a snack, tour guide (Dutch and English speaking).

Duration: 09.00 to 13.00 hrs. 

Please bring along

  • Hat or cap
  • Closed shoes (slippers or flip flops are not allowed for visiting the Petrus & Paulus Basilica)
  • Pants & T-shirt (shorts / skirts and sleeveless shirts are not allowed for visiting the Petrus & Paulus Bailica)
  • Extra batteries for camera
  • Raincoat / poncho
  • Sunscreen
  • Backpack
  • Pocket change SRD