National Trust of Guyana

Bourda Market

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Location: Bourda, Georgetown

Classification: Community

Period/ Year Built: Originally built 1880, rebuilt 1902

Historical Background / Description:

Bourda Market is a 20th century market located between Robb and Regent Streets and is bordered by Orange Walk, in the ward of Bourda, Georgetown. The market was initially built in 1880, but was later re-built in 1902 to facilitate the growing number of vendors and consumers. Today, it is considered the second largest market in the city of Georgetown. One notable feature of the market is its public clock.