Belmopan – Belize capital of the state, was built over the past few decades due to the fact that the former capital Belize City was completely destroyed by Hurricane Hattie. Government decided to transfer the main city in the country in a quiet place on the climatic parameters.
The city’s name Belmopan – is derived from the words of Belize and Mopan – a tribe of indigenous inhabitants of these places. Now it is a modern city with banks, government agencies, entertainment and tourist complexes, developed infrastructure. Construction of the capital was carried out systematically, taking into account all the factors necessary for the functioning of the capital, and the comfortable life of its inhabitants.
Despite his youth, Belmopan boasts many attractions, the most important of which are the building of modern architecture – the Chamber of the National Assembly, the University of bank buildings, exhibition gallery. A special role in the construction of the architects took the location of parks, of which a large number of the city, Belmopan so called “garden city”.
Around the city are also parks and reserves, on whose territory inhabited by many representatives of fauna of Latin America, parks vegetation is striking in its diversity. The national park Belize Saint-Ehrmann Blue Hole is the famous karst pit depth of 120 meters and 300 meters in diameter, surrounded by a mysterious caves.
For tourists arriving on vacation in Belmopan, luxury hotels and restaurants, although the low cost options are also provided. Experienced guides who speak many languages, conduct tours of the amazing places of the capital and suburbs.
Guests can savor local cuisine, visit local shops and stalls with exotic goods and products, and familiarity with the local residents, is distinguished by its kindness, will bring into your life a certain zest. Who visited in Belmopan once happy will want to go back and get another batch of positive emotions.