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Gates Fort

Address: Cut Rd, St. George, Bermuda
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Ranked #17 of 17 Attractions in St. George
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: Fort built in 1609 by Sir Thomas Gates, governor-designate of Virginia.
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: Fort built in 1609 by Sir Thomas Gates, governor-designate of Virginia.
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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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163 reviews 163 reviews
111 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a very small fort and currently not really set up for visitors. Hence my recommendation that only worth the detour for one of two reasons 1. You like forts and tick them off like an I-spy game, or 2. You want a good picturesque view to maybe photograph or just relax. It is found at the far end... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Not much to see here, however it is quite a significant historical place in Bermuda History. The parks department should make more routine stops around this area to collect the rubbish and beer bottles left strewn about by the locals. Since it is Gates Fort, perhaps it should be gated at night? A great place to take a picture of... More 

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Shropshire, England
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112 reviews 112 reviews
10 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

The accessabilty and ability to imagine what it must have been like, all those years ago - inspiring.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Very small, clean fort. Good place for rocky coast pictures.

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