Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe Photos

Pointe-à-Pitre is the Departmental capital & principal city of this Caribbean island part of France. The town is noted for its colonial buildings & markets with foods for locals & crafts for cruise ship passengers.

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Modern buildings at Faidherbe boul. & rue Légitimus. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Modern buildings at Faidherbe boul. & rue Légitimus. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Octagonal tower on Creole-style building at Faidherbe boul. & rue Frébault. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Creole-style building on rue Frébault. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Modern buildings at Faidherbe boul. & rue Légitimus. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Modern buildings at Faidherbe boul. & rue Légitimus. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Octagonal tower on Creole-style building at Faidherbe boul. & rue Frébault. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Creole-style building on rue Frébault. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Cast iron structure of St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Merchants at St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Rooster in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Spices in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Cast iron structure of St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Merchants at St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Rooster in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Spices in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Fruit flavored liquors in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Carved wooden items in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Wooden crafts in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Traditional dolls in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Fruit flavored liquors in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Carved wooden items in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Wooden crafts in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Traditional dolls in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Woven palm frond baskets in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Cinnamon bark in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Turret on bank building at corner of Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored building used by tourist office of Guadeloupe. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Woven palm frond baskets in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Cinnamon bark in St. Antoine Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Turret on bank building at corner of Central Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored building used by tourist office of Guadeloupe. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Row of shuttered buildings along rue Léonard. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Merchants at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Fruits on display at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Descaling fish at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Row of shuttered buildings along rue Léonard. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Merchants at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Fruits on display at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Descaling fish at Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Fishing boats docked at base of Place de la Victoire. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Yellow sub-prefecture building on Victory Square. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Darsé anchorage & Pointe-à-Pitre seen from sea. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored Creole-style Anchorage hotel beside Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Fishing boats docked at base of Place de la Victoire. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Yellow sub-prefecture (public treasury) building on Victory Square. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Darsé anchorage & Pointe-à-Pitre seen from sea. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored Creole-style Anchorage hotel beside Darsé Market. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Mural of sugar cane cutters in garden of Anchorage hotel. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored colonial mansion serves as museum to Pointe-à-Pitre-born Nobel Literature prize winner St. Jean Perse. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Cast iron balcony of St. Jean Perse Museum. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Front door of St. Jean Perse Museum. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Mural of sugar cane cutters in garden of Anchorage hotel. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Restored colonial mansion serves as museum to Pointe-à-Pitre-born Nobel Literature prize winner St. Jean Perse. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Cast iron balcony of St. Jean Perse Museum. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Front door of St. Jean Perse Museum. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Musée Schoelcher built in 1887 to honor anti-slavery leader. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Statue of Victor Schoelcher who fought against slavery. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Blue iron railings of Musée Schoelcher. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Facade of Musée Schoelcher. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Musée Schoelcher built in 1887 to honor anti-slavery leader. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Statue of Victor Schoelcher (July 21, 1804-December 26, 1893) who fought against slavery. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Blue iron railings of Musée Schoelcher. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.Facade of Musée Schoelcher. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Traditional shutter doors on Quai Foulon building. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.


Traditional shutter doors on Quai Foulon building. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.



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