About Port-au-Prince


Let's have a look around into background of Port-au-Prince
  • Department: Quest
  • Country: Haiti
  • Latitude: 18.575394
  • Longitude: -72.294708
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Port-au-Prince

  • Climate: Tropical Wet and Dry Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March

Location

Port-au-Prince is the most populous and the capital city of Haiti. Port-au-Prince has a total population of 987,310 (2015 Census). The city lies in the gulf of Gonave which acts as a natural harbour and has also sustained economic activity in the country.

Distance from Port-au-Prince center to Airport

Toussaint Louverture International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km

Driving Time: 12 Minutes

Languages: French followed by Haitian Creole

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Toussaint Louverture International Airport
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Road: Tap-Taps

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Delmas,
  • Carrefour,
  • Tabarre

Emergency Contact Numbers in Port-au-Prince city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 114/115/116
  • Railway: Not Available
  • Airport: +509 48 65 6436 (Toussaint Louverture International Airport)
  • Hospital: +509 39 46 9923 (Hospital Saint-Louis)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Port-au-Prince

  • Jazz in the Sun
  • INSPR
  • Haiti Marathon and Half

Tourist Attractions

  • Papillion Enterprise
  • Marche de Fer
  • Champ de Mars

Theatre & Concerts

  • Bond Street Theatre
  • Enigma Performing Arts Center

Visit Top Restaurants in Port-au-Prince

  • Magdoos
  • Nh Haiti El Rancho
  • Portofino Ristorante Italiano

Top Shopping Centers in Port-au-Prince

  • DOT Haiti
  • Concorde Plaza
  • Choucoune Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The Museum of National Haitian Pantheon
  • Marron Inconnu
  • My First Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Bitterballen – Quartier Latin
  • Steak - Hotel Karibe
  • Duck Breast – Papaye Restaurant

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.68 $
  • Taxi: 0.50$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 365.15 $
  • Cheap meal: 5 $
  • Gasoline: 1.61 $ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 45 $
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