World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean

Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites, World Heritage Site (Antigua and Barbuda)

The Antigua Naval Dockyard (also known as Nelson's Dockyard) and its related facilities were built at English Harbour, at a time when European nations were battling for supremacy of the seas, to obtain control over the lucrative sugar producing islands of the Eastern Caribbean.

Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba, World Heritage Site

The First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba is a cultural landscape illustrating colonial coffee production. A pioneer form of agriculture, they throw considerable light on the economic, social and technological history of the Caribbean and Latin American region.

Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbor, Curaçao: World Heritage Site

The people of the Netherlands established a trading settlement at a natural harbor on the island of Curaçao in 1634. The architecture of Willemstad has been influenced not only by Dutch colonial concepts but also by the tropical climate and architectural styles from towns throughout the Caribbean region.