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GUADELOUPE, BASSE TERRE, TROIS RIVIERES, PARC ARCHEOLOGIQUE DES ROCHES GRAVEES
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The south of Basse-Terre was a centre of Precolombian civilisation in the Antilles, as is evident from its numerous rock carvings. In 1640, the town was settled by colonists who established tobacco and cotton plantations, before diversifying into sugar cane, and later bananas in the 1940s. It was the backdrop for the earliest slave revolt, led by Jean-le-Blanc in 1656. Today it is a lively commercial centre; the tourist attractions lie out of town.

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  • Parc Archéologique des Roches-Gravées Interesting

    La Regrettée F - 97114 Trois-Rivières

    The archaeological park invites visitors to go back to the first settlers of Guadeloupe, at the beginning of our era. The ways of life that preceded the arrival of Europeans on the island remain little known, the vestiges found on the site remain dif..

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  • Maison de la Banane de Trois-Rivières

    La Regrettée (près de la N 1 au nord de Trois-Rivières) F - 97114 Trois-Rivières

    Located in a former planter's house, this welcoming little museum explains everything about the banana, its history, uses and economics. Nearby, the neighbouring plantation's banana bunches are processed using a 3.5km-long cableway production line. A..

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