Top 10 Places in Haiti - 2017



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In 1st place is the Labadee. Labadee is a port which is situated on the northern coast of Haiti. It is completely for tourists, and makes up for a big part of total tourist revenue in Haiti. A Haitian flea market, water-oriented playground, beaches and watersports are among the main tourist attractions.
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In 2nd place is the Citadelle Laferriere. Citadelle Laferriere is a fortress in northern Haiti, built on a mountaintop. It is the largest fortress in the Americas and has become a specific icon for Haiti. It was built by Henri Christophe, who played a key role in Haitian slave rebellion, after Haiti declared its independence from France.
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In 3rd place is the Petionville. Petionville is a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is mainly a residential and touristic area. It is also one of the richest parts of Haiti. It is home to many wealthy citizens, diplomats and businessmen. However, poor citizens have moved to the area, searching for job opportunities.
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In 4th place is the Pic La Selle. Pic La Selle is the highest point of Haiti with a height of 2,680 meters above sea level. It forms a part of the Chaine de la Selle mountain range. The peak is also called as Morne La Selle. It is located in Ouest administrative department of Haiti.
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In 7th place is the Fort Liberte. Fort Liberte, one of the oldest cities in Haiti, is the administrative capital of Nord-Est Department. It is a historically important city, since the declaration of Haitiís independence was made here in 1803. The population is 11,465 and the languages which are spoken in the region are French and Haitian patois.
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In 8th place is the National Palace. National Palace of Haiti lies within Port-au-Prince. It is the residence of the president of Haiti. The current structure was built in 1912 after the former palaces had been destroyed. After the earthquake in 2010 in Haiti, current palace was mostly destroyed as well and itís now awaiting demolition.
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In 9th place is the Bois Caiman. Bois Caiman is the location of a Haitian Vodou ceremony which was carried out by a man named Dutty Boukman. The ritualís aim was to rebel against the French rulers and overthrow them to gain freedom. The French rule was based upon slave labor.
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In 10th place is the Cap-Haitian. Cap-Haitien is a city in northern Haiti with a population of 190,000. Historic town of Milot lies just 12 miles to the southwest of the city. Cap-Haitien was an important city in the history of Haiti and it was also the first capital of the Northern Kingdom of Haiti.
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