Ocean Ports of Call

Cayenne - French Guiana Highlights:
Dégrad des Cannes, Pasteur Institute, Church of the Holy Saviour
Cayenne lies on the Ile de Cayenne between two river estuaries on the tropical coastal strip of French Guiana. The port of Degrad des Cannes, on the estuary of the river Mahury, has become the major port. The city feature a seafront avenue that leads you to the French Institute of Tropical America and the Pasteur Institute. Sights of interest include the Church of the Holy Saviour and a prefecture on the Place d'Armes.

Founded in 1643 by the French, it became a centre of French penal settlements in Guiana. In 1852 Napoleon III decreed that convicts with sentences of more than seven years were to be sent to French Guiana, and Cayenne became known as the city of the condemned. The prisons were closed in 1945.

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