Acrylic Fridge Magnet of Saint John's Harbor
Those in search of a nice keepsake of St. John's in Antigua and Barbuda should look at this pretty acrylic fridge magnet stocked at world-wide-gifts.com. St. John's is the capital as well as the biggest city of Antigua and Barbuda. The latter is a country situated in the West Indies located in the Caribbean Sea. The city has a population of around 24,226 people and also serves as the commercial hub of the country. It is also the principal port of Antigua and its harbor is an important attraction of the city.
St. John's- A Prominent Tourist Attraction
St. John's has the best facilities of the country. It has great restaurants, resorts and plenty of fantastic luxury shops and boutiques that will provide you with a fine shopping experience. The fish markets of the city are famous for selling best quality fish in the entire country; also there are lots of nice supermarkets too. The St. John's harbor is famous among tourists as it offers them to sail on gorgeous yachts and enjoy a striking view of the city. If you are not up for sailing, you can take a nice walk along the harbor's shore.
History of Antigua and Barbuda
The island was found by Christopher Columbus during 1493; Columbus named this island Antigua. It was inhabited by the Arawaks in the start and it is said that they arrived there in small boats from South America. The English made settlements on the island in 1632 and began tobacco and sugar farming there. Antigua was also occupied by the French in 1666, but the British soon regained control over it. The island became an independent country in 1981 and was officially known as Antigua and Barbuda.