Hamilton is the capital city, major port and commercial center of Bermuda. The heart of the city is located in Front St, a harbour front road lined with turn-of-the-century Victorian buildings in bright pastel colours.
One of the attractions in Hamilton is Bermuda Cathedral, built in neo-Gothic style. It can be seen from most of Pembroke Parish. You can also visit the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, the Bermuda National Gallery and Fort Hamilton, which is a substantial hilltop fort with a bird’s-eye view of Hamilton Harbor.
There are cinemas, a variety of shops, bars, hotels and restaurants. The city also boasts plenty of markets, gardens, stalls, beaches, squares and plazas with wide streets, boulevards and walkways.
Things to See & Do
* Harbour front
* Bermuda Cathedral
* Bermuda National Gallery
* Fort Hamilton
* Bermuda aquarium, museum & zoo at Flatts Inlet
Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – Bermudian dollar (BMD
Language – English
Land Area – 57 km² (Bermuda)
Population – 1,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below and two parallel flat blades Japanese style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – 441
Port Location – Cruise ships berth in Hamilton alongside Front Street, one of the main streets of Bermuda’s capital. Passengers here have access to the shops and restaurants of Hamilton, and can reach the rest of the islands using the bus and ferry systems.
Transport Links -. Bermuda International Airport has daily flights to and from Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto and Washington, together with less frequent flights from other US and Canadian cities. British Airways fly from London (Gatwick) to Bermuda and Eurofly operates a weekly flight from Milan via Munich.
Hamilton is accessible from all parts of Bermuda. All locations in and around Hamilton are easily walkable, however there are bus and ferry services and taxis are available.