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Ft. St. Louis

Fort-de-France, Martinique
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Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Walking
Description: This French fort is best known for its architecture and its commanding views of the coast.
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Les Trois-Îlets, null, Martinique
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Since 10th of july 2014, it is possible to discover this fortress during guided tours suggested by the Tourist Office. The objective is, during 1h15, discover from inside the site and his history. It's possible to realize the visits from the tourist information point, according to following hours: 9.AM - 10.AM - 11.AM - 12.AM - 2.PM - 3.PM -... More

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

From outside is a very impressive structure. The light for pictures is better around 5 pm. No access to the interior as it is occupied by the navy.

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Naantali, Finland
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This old fortress reminds me of France itself. You can see these kind of walls and fortresses all over France. Unfortunately we couldn't get in, but it looked nice from seaside and then when we walked around it. This is first thing you see if you are coming to Fort-de-France by ship.

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Fort de France
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The Fort St Louis is a rather classical Vauban-style 17th century fort, 8000 kilometres from mainland France. As it is still occupied by the French armed forces, the only opportunity to visit is during the "Journées du Patrimoine" in September. On the other hand the active status of the installation also adds some amusing elements to the visit: 17th century... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This fort has been reasonably preserved and sits on the north west corner of Fort de France Bay and is only a short walk from where the buses and beach ferries depart.

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