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St. Maarten: Philipsburg Walking Tour

Product ID: 224982
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Take a 3-hour tour of Philipsburg to discover our culture and shopping paradise! You will learn the island's rich history from your informative guide and shop at the same time.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the centuries-old courthouse still in use today
  • Get an inside view of Philipsburg and find out its rich culture
  • Visit the ''Smallest Bar in the World''
  • Enjoy great deals and steals as you shop in the capital
Full description
Get a fresh look at the Philipsburg boardwalk! Become an insider on this walkthrough St. Maarten’s capital city: Philipsburg. You will get a real understanding of the Dutch side of the island during your walking tour of the city. Meet some of the small mom and pop owners behind the scenes while shopping. By the end, you’ll know the best places on the island and will know much more about the islands rich history. 

On your walking tour, you will pass by many landmarks of Philipsburg including the St. Martin of Tours Chuch, Philipsburg Courthouse, Centre of Philipsburg Globe, the smallest bar in the world and the St. Rose Arcade. You will also get to make several stops along your tour which includes a local cheese and liquor shop where you can explore the imported cheese, wines and liquors and a local jewelry store. Make a stop at a centuries-old where you can see the national liqueur of St. Maarten, guava-berry rum.  See the Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and step into the cozy National Heritage Museum filled with Arawak pottery, photos, and artifacts that will give you insight into the history and culture of the island. 
Includes
  • Local Guide
  • Guided walk in Philipsburg
  • Map
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Pier EDC Parking lot, Sand Parking. 79 J. Yrausquin Boulevard

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
• You will be walking for 3 hours nonstop, moderate walking should be expected