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Antigua is a paradise island of the Caribbean that will win your heart with its exotic marine habitats, shimmering lagoons and white sandy beaches. From mesmerizing landscapes to historic monuments and towering peaks, Antigua will captivate you with its unparalleled charm. There are so many exciting activities to embark on in Antigua; you can go swimming and windsurfing at the beautiful Dickenson Bay, horseback riding at Island Routes and snorkeling at Half Moon Bay. Why not hike the towering Mount Obama, which is named after Former US president Barack Obama. If you want to enjoy breathtaking views of Antigua’s landscapes, then you can opt for a helicopter tour around the island. Brightsun Travel offers jaw-dropping Antigua flight deals, so book now to enjoy your holiday in this tropical haven.
Antigua is home to some of the world’s most stunning ancient landmarks. The most prominent one is the UNESCO World Heritage Site Nelson’s Dockyard, which is the world’s only working Georgian naval dockyard, home to plenty of historic forts. You can also visit Fort James, built in the 18th century by the British with several large cannons. Another ancient attraction of Antigua is the spectacular Bat Cave that features several shafts, passages and gaping mouths. The natural Devil's Bridge limestone arch is also worth visiting; this natural wonder formed as a result of limestone erosion due to striking of waves for many centuries. Other must-see attractions in Antigua include St. Peter’s Anglican Church, St. George’s Anglican Church and the twin-spired St. John's Cathedral, built with the baroque style of architecture.
Antigua boasts several museums which allow an excellent opportunity to dive into the history and cultures of the country. Visit the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda to discover a rare collection of artifacts, ancient tools, pottery, baskets, and shells; here you can also witness the bat of great cricketer Viv Richards and different models related to Arawak cultures. Afterwards, head to the Admiral's House Museum to learn about the naval and colonial history of Antigua. Then visit the Dockyard Museum which showcases several archaeological artifacts, including 19th-century sextants, pulley wheels and blacksmith's bellows. You can book Antigua flights from India through Brightsun Travel and look forward to discovering the rich past associated with this amazing island.