Downtown Port of Spain
Downtown Port of Spain has elegant stores supplemented by
small urban malls and wayside bazaars offering anything from
body-piercing to betting shops, herbalists to nuts men, pirated
tapes to imported jewellery and electronics.
Downtown shopping is hotter and more crowded, but interesting
to anyone who wants a strong local flavour to the business
of buying (there are similar downtown areas in Arima, Chaguanas,
Couva, San Fernando and Princes Town).
Most of the shopping is in the area bounded by Frederick Street,
Prince Street, Henry Street and Independence Square. In addition
to the lines of stores, there are several smaller shopping