Guyana’s chief town and port, Georgetown, is located on the banks of the Demerara river. The climate is tropical with an avarage temperature of 27 degrees Celsius but very often there is a coll sea breeze that makes life supportable. The city is built on a grid, with braod boulevards lined with aplm trees. Part of the city are quite nice, with elegant old buildings raised on stilts and many flowering trees. The Sea Wall is the place to go at night. Many young people come here to parade.
The main sights in town include the St. George’s Cathedral (Anglican), the Gothic style City Hall, the Public Buildings and the Stabroek Market, the tower of which offers a good view over the city.

For a bit of relaxing you can choose from the botanical gardens, a zoo and Promenade gardens on Middle Street. The Georgetown Cricket club has very beautiful grounds.