Etihad Airways has come a long way in a small time and is now the flag carrier and the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates. It was established by the Royal (Emiri) Decree in July 2003 and wholly owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi with a mandate to operate safely, commercially and profitably. The airline offers its guests a network of over 110 passenger and cargo destinations across six continents, with a young and environmental friendly fleet of more than 120 aircrafts. Etihad is also one of five key business divisions of the Etihad Aviation Group (EAG). The diversified global aviation and travel group also includes the Etihad Airways Engineering, Etihad Airport Services, the Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners. Etihad's guests are at the heart of everything it does and its vision is to be the best airline in the world, connecting Abu Dhabi to the rest of the globe. The airline seeks to reflect its values of Arabian hospitality and warmth as well as enhance the reputation of Abu Dhabi as a world-class business and leisure destination.
Located on the banks of the Suriname River, Paramaribo is the capital and largest city of Suriname. The city is situated nearly 15 km inland from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Paramaribo district. Not a dry season, but the city experiences overall a tropical rainforest climate. The land of Paramaribo has its inhabitants bearing origins from Africa, East India, indigenous, Java, China and Dutch. Hence the culture and music also has elements relating to all of them. Multi-ethnicity prevails as a result hence.
The land of Paramaribo owns precious structures from the ancient or historic era. Roman Catholic Kathedraal is one of the largest wooden structures in the world. Skilfully constructed with subtly wooden interior, and ornately carved spires, Dutch Israeli Synagogue is the biggest mosque in the Caribbean, which provides you a peek window to know about the city's historic Catholicism. Then there are two gigantic museums- Numismatic Museum and Stichting Surinaams Museum. First one is dates back to Dutch colony and is situated on Paramaribo street. Second one is a pentagonal 17th century fort cocooned inside Fort Zeelandia. Fort Zeelandia is a tapering fortress, built buy French and fixed at its place for the last 300 years. If you want to see what goes in the ceremonial field, visit the Maroon market, and you will know the religious practices of the locals.
As diverse is the city's culture, the same is in its entertainment ways. Decked with techno downstairs and salsa upstairs, Club Touche is a favorite place for tourists. Starzz Disco offers you one of the hottest dance venues. People hit the dance floors here specially at weekends. Also witness the exciting strip here. Cafe-Bar 't Vat is an outdoor bar cum cafe facilitated with live music. Paramaribo owns variety of restaurants which offer distinct cuisines, and varied drinks. The categories are like- Indian, Indonesian, Market, Breakfast, Cafe, Chinese, Creole and Dumpling. Sarinah, Chi Min, Joose Rotichop, De Waag Restaurant, Mix Food and Zeeland Coffee Beanery.
Before leaving the land, make sure to ride on shopping spree to Steenbakkerijstraat, Domineestraat and Vaco Press. Paramaribo is a land which has got anything for everyone, no one will be left unsatisfied. So, quickly log onto MakeMyTrip.com and book online your ticket to Paramaribo. You will book here cheap online flight tickets, within your budget hotels, your preferred destinations and your own style of traveling.
Paramaribo Airport, Surinam, PO Box 1870, Wayambosteet M 5, 20km en Hoop, Paramaribo, Surinam
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