Ramiers City is located in Artibonite, northern Haiti. You will enjoy a visit to this city as it holds many magnificent buildings, especially the National History Park. Within this park are the Palace of Sans-Souci and the Citadelle la Ferrière. Ramiers City serves as a general symbol of liberty, as this was where the first black slaves gained their freedom. A sight to behold the city and its attractions are part of the UNESCO World Heritage list.
While in the city view these wonderful Haitian monuments which date back to the early 19th century, when Haiti declared its independence. Tour the Palace of Sans Souci that was the royal residence of King Henri I, better known as Henri Christophe of Haiti, Queen Marie-Louise and their two daughters. It was the most important of nine palaces built by the king, as well as fifteen châteaux, several forts, and beautiful summer homes on his over twenty plantations.
Sans Souci was completed in 1813 and is located in the town of Milot, Ramiers. While there you will learn that Milot was a French plantation that Christophe managed for a period during the Haitian Revolution. View the palace and imagine what it was like in that era as you stroll through the large gardens with artificial springs. Regarded as one of the most outstanding structures in the Caribbean, Sans Souci is now a ruin.
Close to the palace you can take a walk to the legendary mountaintop fortress known as the Citadelle Laferrière, built by Henri Christophe to prevent French invasions. You can stand at the highest point to view the breathtaking scenery of the surrounding town and villages. Its splendor and attractiveness shows how Henri Christophe displayed the power and capability of the black race.
Ideally located in the heart of Ramiers, Cap-Haitien is an attractive and busy town that has comfortable hotels for your stays in the city. Cap-Haitien is within close proximity to the main sights of the city, where you will also find various shopping stores as well as great entertainment venues.
Travel to Haiti for a unique kind of vacation in the Caribbean, and while there enjoy delicious Creole cuisines and fabulous art work.