A number of historical landmarks are situated towards the end of Albert Street, the central orifice of the downtown area, including the magnificent St. Johns Cathedral, the countrys first Anglican Church, the elegant Governor Generals Mansion, now transformed into an informative museum showcasing the rich history of the former capital, and the Yabra Cemetery where many of the earliest settlers are buried. This was once the prison of BelizeParade promenade which connects Newtown Barracks to the Fort George area brings visitors to the site of the citys most famous landmark, the well-preserved Baron Bliss Lighthouse and tomb of the revered Baron Bliss who left his fortune to the country of Belize. Other points of interest that lie within the immediate vicinity include the Chateau Caribbean Hotel, formerly the nation&s first hospital, the Memorial Park, constructed to honor war veterans, and The Radisson Fort George Hotel, one of Belizes oldest and most esteemed accommodation facilities. After over an hour of extensive sight-seeing the Belize City Tour disembarks at The Belize Tourist Village where visitors can grab a quick bite to eat or purchase a last minute souvenir before departing on their voyage.
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