Paramaribo
in Distrikt Paramaribo, Suriname

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.866 and -55.167 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 51' 58" and W -55° 10' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - SRD
Spoken languages:
Dutch, English, Javanese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:56 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:55 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.969 and 124.064 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Jayamakmur
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Explore Paramaribo

Paramaribo in Distrikt Paramaribo with it's 223,757 inhabitants is located in Suriname. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Paramaribo is now 04:56 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Paramaribo. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Inner City of Paramaribo in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nieuw Amsterdam, Lelydorp, Onverwacht, Groningen and Brokopondo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

WYNDHAM GARDEN PARAMARIBO

Address
2,8 mi
DOMINEESTRAAT 7-9
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ROYAL TORARICA

Address
3,0 mi
KLEINE WATERSTRAAT 10
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Queen's Hotel

Address
2,9 mi
Kleine Waterstraat 15
99999 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kekemba Resort Paramaribo

Address
1,3 mi
Mangolaan 118
none Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Torarica Hotel & Casino

Address
3,0 mi
Mr L J Rietbergplein 1
411682 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Petite Maison

Address
3,0 mi
Waterkant 4
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Eco Resort Inn

Address
3,0 mi
Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sheva Hotel

Address
3,0 mi
Hofstedecrull'laan 9
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holland Lodge Paramaribo

Address
2,9 mi
Mahonylaan 25
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Paramuru

Address
2,9 mi
A.L. Waaldijkstraat 28-30
3001 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Wicherstraat studio & appartementen Paramaribo Suriname

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 14:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Wicherstraat Paramaribo Suriname Vakantiewoning - Stagewoning - huurwoning 2x studio en 2x appartement te huur met warm water, airco en wifi internet Op loopafstand van het centrum van ...


Vakantiewoning Suriname, Paramaribo, Prinsessestraat E. Stagewoning, Huurwoning, Holiday Home

Published: December 13, 2014
Length: 04:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=416 Prinsessestraat, Paramaribo: Gezellig 2-slaapkamerappartement op de begane grond met...


Vakantiewoning Paramaribo, Suriname: Cocoslaan Appartement te huur. Holiday House, Rental

Published: December 13, 2014
Length: 52:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Voor meer info, foto's en reserveringen: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=82 Cocoslaan, Paramaribo: Een mooi en ruim benedenappartement met 2 slaapkamers, ...


Vakantiewoning Studio Appartement Suriname, Paramaribo: Gongrijpstraat B - Holiday House Rental

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 33:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=142 Deze vakantiewoning / huurwoning kan voor zowel korte termijn als lange termijn gehuurd...


Studio Appartement Vakantiewoning Suriname, Paramaribo: Gongrijpstraat C - Holiday Rental

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 04:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=252 Deze vakantiewoning / huurwoning kan voor zowel korte termijn als lange termijn gehuurd...


Vakantiewoning Paramaribo, Suriname: Gongrijpstraat D Appartement Rental House

Published: February 25, 2015
Length: 34:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=248 Deze vakantiewoning / huurwoning aan de Gongrijpstraat, Paramaribo, Suriname kan voor...


Villawoning Paramaribo, Suriname: Kwattaweg (Henck Arronstraat) Ambassadewoning Huurwoning

Published: January 16, 2015
Length: 39:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=437 Minimaal 6 maanden verblijf! Een mooie en recent opgeleverde Villawoning, type landhuis op...


Vakantiewoning Suriname - Vakantiehuis Paramaribo: Lewensteinstraat - Holiday House for rent

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 55:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer info, foto's en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=65 Deze vakantiewoning / huurwoning aan de Lewensteinstraat kan voor zowel korte termijn...


Vakantiewoning Suriname, Paramaribo: Gongrijpstraat Appartement - Stagewoning, Studentenhuis

Published: January 08, 2015
Length: 05:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Meer foto's, info en reserveringen via: http://www.casacama.com/huren/zoeken/index.php?showdetails=253 Een heel leuk 1-slaapkamer appartement, voorzien van alle gemakken, gelegen in een ...


Vakantiewoning Suriname, Paramaribo: Anniestraat benedenwoning - Huren in Suriname

Published: January 08, 2015
Length: 01:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Fort Zeelandia (Paramaribo)

Fort Zeelandia is a fortress in Paramaribo, Suriname, that was built by British colonists (originally called Fort Willoughby) in 1651 around a small trading post, created by the Dutch. It later returned to the Dutch as Nieuw-Amsterdam, later called New York, had been traded for Suriname with the British Empire and it was given its present name in 1667.

Located at 5.82528, -55.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1651, Forts in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo, History of Suriname

Paramaribo District

Paramaribo is a district of Suriname, encompassing the city of Paramaribo and the surrounding area. Paramaribo district has a population of 213,840 and an area 183 km². The area was first colonised by the British in the 17th century with the construction of Fort Willoughby. This fort was later taken by the Netherlands and renamed Fort Zeelandia.

Located at 5.82361, -55.1697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Suriname, Paramaribo District

Zanderij

Zanderij is a village located in the northern part of Suriname, situated 50 kilometres south of the capital Paramaribo on the Southern East-West Link. The Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport is located near the village.

Located at 5.88333, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Para District

Anton de Kom University of Suriname

Anton de Kom University is the only university in Suriname. It is located in the capital, Paramaribo, and named for Anton de Kom, an anti-colonialist activist who was killed by the Nazis while in exile in the Netherlands.

Located at 5.81389, -55.2164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Suriname, Educational institutions established in 1983

André Kamperveen Stadion

Andre Kamperveen Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Paramaribo, Suriname. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 6,000.

Located at 5.83739, -55.1608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Suriname, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo

Nieuw Amsterdam, Suriname

Nieuw Amsterdam is the capital of the Commewijne District in Suriname. It is a small coastal town situated at the confluence of the Suriname River and Commewijne River, just across from Paramaribo, the country's capital. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,489, with around 1,200 people living in the main town, most of whom are of Javanese and Hindustani origin.

Located at 5.88333, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated coastal places in Suriname, Populated places in Commewijne District

Commewijne River

Commewijne River is a river in northern Suriname . It originates in the hills of the Commewijne District and flows northwards until it receives the meandering Cottica River from the right and then runs westward until it unites with the south-north running Suriname River at Nieuw Amsterdam. Here, after some 30 kilometres it enters the Atlantic Ocean. It has a river basin of 6,600 square kilometres .

Located at 5.9, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Suriname, Commewijne District

Zorg en Hoop Airport

Zorg en Hoop Airport, is an airport located in the city of Paramaribo, Suriname.

Located at 5.81147, -55.1901 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo

Radio10

Radio10 is a commercial radio station in Suriname.

Located at 5.83628, -55.1611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in Suriname

RadioApintie

RadioApintie is a Surinamese radio station broadcasting in Paramaribo.

Located at 5.82095, -55.1698 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Radio stations in Suriname

Mosque Keizerstraat

The Mosque Keizerstraat is the headquarters of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam in Paramaribo in Suriname, “Surinaamse Islamitische Vereniging” (SIV) The mosque is located in the Keizerstraat, adjacent to the Neveh Shalom Synagogue.

Located at 5.82861, -55.16 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ahmadiyya mosques, Mosques in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo, Religious buildings completed in 1984

Neveh Shalom Synagogue

The Neveh Shalom Synagogue is the only synagogue of the Ashkenazi community in Suriname.

Located at 5.82833, -55.1594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Arya Dewaker

Arya Dewaker (Hindi वही आर्य देवकर) is the name of the Hindu association that built probably the biggest Hindu temple of Suriname. The temple attracts many visitors, both Hindus and non-Hindus, coming from Suriname and from all over the world. It is located in the city centre fields in Paramaribo.

Located at 5.81963, -55.1749 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hinduism, Hindu temples, Hindu temples in Suriname, Arya Samaj, Buildings and structures completed in 2001

Keizerstraat

The Keizerstraat is a long street in the center of Paramaribo, best known for its Neveh Shalom Synagogue and Mosque Keizerstraat that are adjacent to each other. This proximity is often perceived to symbolize the peaceful coexistence of religious communities in Suriname.

Located at 5.82833, -55.1594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Judeo-Islamic topics, Paramaribo

Flora, Suriname

Flora is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2004 census was 15,346.

Located at 5.8, -55.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Paramaribo District

Livorno, Suriname

Livorno is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2004 census was 8,386.

Located at 5.78333, -55.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Paramaribo District

Rainville, Suriname

Rainville is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2004 census was 28,853.

Located at 5.83333, -55.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Paramaribo District

Welgelegen, Paramaribo District

Welgelegen is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2004 census was 23,709.

Located at 5.84, -55.2203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Paramaribo District

Tammenga

Tammenga is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2004 census was 14,313.

Located at 5.83333, -55.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Paramaribo District

Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge

The Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge, also called Suriname bridge, is a bridge over the Suriname river between the capital city Paramaribo and Meerzorg in the Commewijne District. The bridge is part of the East-West Link, and is named after former president Jules Wijdenbosch. Constructed by Dutch constructor Ballast-Nedam, the bridge has two lanes, is 1504 metres long, and was opened on 20 May 2000. {{#invoke: Gallery | gallery}}

Located at 5.80556, -55.1625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Suriname

Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral

The Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral is a wooden Roman Catholic cathedral located in the center of the capital city of Paramaribo, Suriname. It is the biggest wooden structure in the Western Hemisphere, and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paramaribo. Initially built as a Jewish theatre it was turned into a church in 1826. But as the years passed the church became too small for the growing number of catholics and therefore in 1882 the decision was made to built the cathedral.

Located at 5.82867, -55.1541 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1901, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings, Churches in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo

Surinaams Museum

The Surinaams Museum is a museum located at Abraham Crijnssenweg 1 in Fort Zeelandia, Suriname.

Located at 5.8252, -55.1499 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Suriname

Gouvernementsgebouw

The Gouvernementsgebouw is the presidential palace of Suriname, located in the capital of Paramaribo. It is located across from The Independence Square (Onafhankelijkheidsplein), which also houses the The National Assembly of Suriname, The Congress building, The Court of Justice, and the Ministry of Finance. It is one of the most prolific and best maintained examples of Dutch colonial architecture in Suriname and is part of the UNESCO world Heritage site of the Paramaribo inner-city.

Located at 5.82681, -55.1512 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Suriname, Government of Suriname, Paramaribo, Presidential palaces, Spanish Colonial architecture

Onafhankelijkheidsplein

The Onafhankelijkheidsplein (English: Independence Square) is a town square in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The square is situated in the historical inner city, near the Suriname River and the presidential palace. Before the independence of Suriname from the Netherlands in 1975, it was also called the Oranjeplein (Orange Square) and the Gouvernementsplein (Gouvernment Square).

Located at 5.82623, -55.1515 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Suriname

Surinaamse Brouwerij

Surinaamse Brouwerij is the primary beer producer in Suriname, South America. The brewery produces Parbo Bier and Parbo Power Stout.

Located at 5.80333, -55.1814 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beer and breweries in Suriname, Companies established in 1954


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Paramaribô, ፓራማሪቦ, باراماريبو, Paramaribo, Горад Парамарыба, Парамарибо, པེ་ར་མེ་རི་བོ།, Παραμαρίμπο, پاراماریبو, પારામારિબો, פרמריבו, पारामरिबो, Պարամարիբո, PBM, Paramaríbó, パラマリボ, პარამარიბო, 파라마리보, Paramaribas, पारामारिबो, ਪਾਰਾਮਾਰੀਬੋ, பரமாரிபோ, ปารามารีโบ, Парамарібо, פאראמאריבא, 巴拉馬利波, 帕拉马里博