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King's Square

Downtown, St. George, Bermuda
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Located in the center of St. George parish, this square contains stocks, a pillory and a whipping post, replicas of those used to punish criminals over 400 years ago.
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Downtown, St. George, Bermuda
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Square was a stop on Ricky's Island Tour. In addition to the stockades, information booth, craft tables, restaurants, shops, and public restroom, there is a dunking chair. An elected member of Parliament (shown in period dress) performed a reenactment of a nagging, gossiping wife...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat here for a little break watching the world go by,it was a very hot day so a little shade was welcome. There were a few market stalls and a nice old church,shops on the side and very very clean toilets

Thank ElaineJJ49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Swung thru her on our 2 hour walking tour of St George. Nice old part of town with clean public restrooms. Fairly quiet in the late afternoon after the shops shut down. Did talk with a local carpenter about the roofs of the houses and...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I was there in at 8 in the morning and most people were just waking up, there is usually a lot going on the town square. It is a nice clean area with clean public bathrooms, music, shops, restaurants and locals doing different things...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son spent the entire time looking into the water at the numerous Parrot Fish. He raised his head long enough to see the poor woman get dunked during the reenactment (which lasted a little too long) and snapped a picture. The bathrooms are very...More

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice, clean area right in the middle of the tourist area. We didn't catch any of the historical reenactments, but it should be fun especially for kids. Museums and shops surround the square, so there is plenty to do. Or you can just...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed sitting here on the hot day people watching. Also wandered in the many shops. Very clean public bathrooms.

Thank jekcpa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting St George was on my bucket list for our cruise to Bermuda. Due to an illness to a travelling companion, we stayed close to the ship on the first day. The second day was for a tour of the island, but there is too...More

Thank kswismer
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If visiting St. George, you must be in King's Square at 12:30 every day for the trial, conviction, and punishment of the "old hag". I won't spoil the fun, but it includes crowd participation, lots of laughs and great photo opportunities. It takes about 15-20...More

Thank dpg1988
Reviewed 12 June 2017

See the way they punished townspeople back in the day. The also have a dunking stool. There is a Town Crier in the Square most days.

Thank Sally C
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