Heritage is wide ranging in scope, encompassing the natural (living and non-living), cultural and traditional aspects of human existence. Aspects of SVG’s heritage include:

  • People
  • Boat building, seafaring and other maritime traditions
  • Amerindian, African and European contributions and artefacts in particular the petroglyphs (rock art) which is recognised and protected under the World Heritage Convention (http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5749/)
  • Architecture and engineering as evidenced from historic buildings (churches, homes), industrial ruins, military facilities and fortifications
  • Accounts of rediscovery and resistance
  • Biological diversity and genetic resources
  • Rivers and waterfalls
  • Scenic landscapes
  • Beaches and scenic coastlines
  • Coral reefs
  • Song, music and dance
  • Prehistoric habitation, work and ceremonial sites