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Port-au-Prince Destination Guide

Explore Port-au-Prince in Haiti.

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Port-au-Prince in the region of Ouest with it's 1,234,742 inhabitants is a town in Haiti and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Port-au-Prince in Haiti

Current time in Port-au-Prince is now 06:54 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Port-au-Prince" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santa Cruz de Barahona, San Juan de la Maguana, Salvaleón de Higüey or Solino. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 83 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 1002.7 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 24th of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 31°C (87 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Thursday, 25th of May 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 35°C (95 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Friday, 26th of May 2017
Light rain, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 35°C (95 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)

Videos

Traveling from Port-au-Prince to Bassin-...

06:21 min ( November 18, 2011 by HaitiReach)
Views: 1,886 - Rating: 5/5

The most expedient way to get from Port-au-Prince to Hinche and Bassim-Zim is via Route Nationale (RN) #3. This time lapse video shows the the differing environments in the city, the climb up to the C...

Port-au-Prince Haiti and surroundings t...

02:27 min ( November 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 483 - Rating: 5/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Tour of Port-au-Prince, Haiti created at TripWow by TravelPod TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Port-au-Prince by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Port-au-Prince, Hai...


La maison/Lakay Nou/Ze house Marco's pho...

02:38 min ( December 04, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 722 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Marco's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Port-au-Prince, Ha...

K Marco's photos around Port-au-Prince ...

01:36 min ( February 12, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
Views: 279 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Marco's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Port-au-Prince, Ha...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Port-au-Prince during the next days.

11
Aug
2017

Flowertime

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

29
Sep
2017

HaitiOne Medical Conference 2017

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
More on eventful.com.

14
Oct
2017

Us Et Coutumes: Hygiène Et Salubrité à Bruxelles, Du Moyen-Âge à Nos Jours

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
More on eventful.com.

01
Nov
2017

Ecrire L’Histoire

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Bank of the Republic of Haiti

The Bank of the Republic of Haiti (French: Banque de la République d'Haïti, is the central bank of Haiti. The Bank is active in promoting financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.

More reading: Bank of the Republic of Haiti homepage
Located at 18.54, -72.34 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1979 establishments in Haiti, Banks established in 1979, Banks of Haiti, Central banks, Economy of Haiti

Hotel Oloffson

The Hotel Oloffson is an inn in central Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The main structure of the hotel is a 19th century Gothic gingerbread mansion set in a lush tropical garden. The mansion was built as a residence for the powerful Sam family, including two former presidents of Haiti. The hotel was the real-life inspiration for the fictional Hotel Trianon in Graham Greene's famous 1966 novel The Comedians.

More reading: Hotel Oloffson homepage
Located at 18.54, -72.34 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Companies of Haiti, History of Haiti, Hotels established in 1935, Hotels in Haiti

Stade Sylvio Cator

Stade Sylvio Cator is a multi-purpose stadium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is currently used mostly for association football matches, and is turfed with artificial turf. The stadium bears the name of Haitian Olympic medalist Sylvio Cator. With a capacity of 10,500, the structure is undergoing renovation and expansion as of August 2011. It was partly destroyed by the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, and a tent-city sprouted within its confines.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.54, -72.34 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Haiti, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Football venues in Haiti, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Port-au-Prince

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de L'Assomption), often called Port-au-Prince Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Port-au-Prince), was a cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Built between 1884 and 1914, it was dedicated on December 13, 1928 (1928-12-13), and became the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. The cathedral was destroyed in the 12 January 2010 earthquake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.54, -72.34 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2010 disestablishments, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Churches in Haiti, Destroyed churches, Roman Catholic Church in Haiti, Roman Catholic cathedrals in the Caribbean

Carrefour, Haiti

Carrefour is a largely residential and a commune in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. The commune had a population of 373,916 at the 2003 Census, and was officially estimated to have grown to 465,019 inhabitants in 2009. It is mostly a bedroom community for those who work in central Port-au-Prince. The neighborhood is very poor and ill-serviced, however, as of recently, small-scale construction has gone on in the area along with street renovations.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 18.54, -72.34 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Haiti, Ouest Department, Populated places in Haiti, Port-au-Prince

Quote of the moment

Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination.

Roy M. Goodman