Caribbean Tourism

Shopping – Petion-Ville

Recommended is La Promenade at the intersection of Grégoire and Moïse (southeast corner of Place St-Pierre), a garden turned into small shopping promenade with an outdoor café, 1000-1800.


Art & Handicrafts

Galerie Nader, 50 Rue Grégoire, PO Box 15410, T2575602, 2570855. Exceptional range of naïve and other modern Haitian artists, also exhibitions. Galerie Bourbon-Lally, 24 Rue Lamarre, corner of Rue Villate, T2576321/3397. Owned by Englishman Reynald Lally, good choice of naive art. Galerie Monnin, 19 Rue Lamarre, in same house as Café des Arts, T2574430.

Galerie Marasa, 11 Rue Lamarre, T2577712. Hand-painted boxes, trays. Expressions, 75 Rue Clerveaux, T2570112. One of the Nader family galleries. The Red Carpet, 86 Rue Panaméricaine, opposite turnings for El Rancho and Villa Créole, T2572048, F2573324. Large art collection, restaurant attached. Festival Arts Gallery, 1 Bis, Rue Gabart, T2577956. Haitian artists who have moved on from primitivism. Galata, Rue Faubert, T2571114. Mainly handicrafts, especially weavings, metalwork. Fleur De Canne, 34 bis, Rue Gabart, T2574266. Good quality craft in a charming store.


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Introduction

Haiti is an unusual Caribbean country, offering a taste of Africa combined with French culture. The first Black Republic in the world,...