About Paramaribo


Let's have a look around into background of Paramaribo
  • Country: Suriname
  • Latitude: 5.8333333
  • Longitude: -55.1666667
  • Time zone: America/Paramaribo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hours

Weather in Paramaribo

  • Climate: tropical rainforest climate
  • Best Time to Visit: February to March

Location

Paramaribo  is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on the banks of the Suriname River in the Paramaribo District. Paramaribo has a population of roughly 241,000 people (2012 census), almost half of Suriname's population. The historic inner city of Paramaribo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002.

Distance from Paramaribo center to Airport

  • Airport: Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 29 miles / 47 km
  • Driving Time: 51 minutes
  • Languages: Dutch followed by English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1SRD to 2 SRD
  • Housekeeper: 1SRD to 2 SRD
  • Concierge: Between 5SRD -25 SRD

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: SRD2/person

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Meerzorg,
  • Moengo,
  • Marienburg

Emergency Contact Numbers in Paramaribo city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 192,191,193
  • Airport: Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (+597 401-348)
  • Hospital:  Medische Zending PHC Suriname (+597 499-466)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Paramaribo.

  • Courtyard Paramaribo
  • Utopia Heritage
  • Flamboyant Park

Tourist Attractions

  • Paramaribo Zoo
  • Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, Paramaribo
  • Fort Nieuw-Amsterdam

Theatre & Concerts

  • Theater Thalia
  • T.B.L. Cinemas
  • Readytex Art Gallery

Visit Top Restaurants in Paramaribo

  • Garden of Eden
  • Spice Quest
  • Royal Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Paramaribo

  • Suriname Times Mall
  • Maretraite Mall
  • Keizer Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Garden of Palms
  • Wyndham Garden Paramaribo
  • Flower Market Sundays

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Garden of Eden – Thai Food
  • Spice Quest – Ice Cream
  • Royal Restaurant - Roasted Vegetable

Sports Club

  • De Witte Lotus - swimming
  • SCVU basketball – Basketball
  • Multifit Squash, Fitness & Bowling Center – Gym

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer:12.50 SRD
  • Taxi: 8.00 SRD
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,070.00 SRD
  • Cheap meal: 25.00 SRD
  • Gasoline: 5.35 SRD
  • 3 course meal: 3,070.00 SRD
inner-offer.png