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Cap-haitien Map, Haiti

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cap-haitien Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cap-haitien with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cap-haitien useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cap-haitien!

Cap-haitien History

The port city of Cap-haitien lies along the sunny coast of Haiti and was founded in 1670 during the French colonial rule; its former name was understandably Le Cap or Cap-Français, christened thus by Bertrand de Orgeron when it was the capital of St.Domingue (a small colony). It assumed this present after gaining the independent country status in 1804 and is considered one of the oldest Haitian cities besides being... read more

Cap-haitien Travel Guide

While rows of urban slums primarily dominate the western hilly landscape of Cap-haitien, narrow, grid-like arrangement of inner streets accommodate weekly bazaars, small churches, apartment structures typically housing 3-4 floors, with each having balconies on their upper floors that typically offer a view into the congested streets below. This compact planning encompassing domestic life with urban purposes creates an... read more

Cap-haitien Nightlife

There’s the wild, frenzied and rhythmic beat of African drum music as well as islander-style dance performances by local girl groups that offers a unique entertainment factor for experiencing Cap-haitien nightlife besides Petionville in close proximity offers a wide range of bars frequently mostly by foreigners and the Crystal Palace Dancing option. read more

Cap-haitien Sightseeing

The Toussaint L'Ouverture Square is the public park at Cap-haitien hosting a bronze statue honouring its bravest general, Vertieres, who led the slave rebellion for winning Haiti’s freedom from the French. The battleground is also named after him and lies near the city-side. Another must-visit site is Barriere Bouteille, at the city’s entrance - stone columns marking interior access.   read more

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