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Address: Main Road, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869-465-2609
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Activities: Hiking
Description: The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone...
The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone hilltop rises nearly 800 feet above sea level.
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Old Fort with Spectacular Views

Visited Brimstone Hill Fortress in May, 2015. It is a UNESCO Historic site, and well worth visiting. Starting with the scenic drive up the long, winding, and narrow road, you will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Visited Brimstone Hill Fortress in May, 2015. It is a UNESCO Historic site, and well worth visiting. Starting with the scenic drive up the long, winding, and narrow road, you will enjoy spectacular views the entire trip. You can pick up a recording of the many historical spots at the entrance to the fort, for a small fee. There is... More 

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Harrisburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This fortress was amazing in every way. It rests in a beautiful location, apparently has a constant breeze and a view that cannot be beat. The video in the beginning tells of all the information and if you rent the audio player you can walk at your own pace while learning information about the fortress. There is even a small... More 

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We visited this historic site as part of a tour we took during a cruise stop. There are two aspects to this attraction. First there is the history of the place which can be sobering given the events that took place there. There is a video presentation and exhibit to cover this. Second are the fantastic views and photo backgrounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

When we went to St. Kitts, we looked at a number of different sites (as well as looked at island history), before choosing Brimstone Fortress. It was a visit while on a cruise and only a short ride from the cruise ship, so was also convenient. Moderate walking/stair-climbing, but a great cultural experience - just what we were looking for.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

High up however worth it for the stunning views. Interesting displays to give you a feel of days gone by.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very high up on a mountain top, the views are to die for, very important historical location for St Kitts, beautiful place to explore or just hang out and enjoy the view.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The views made me speechless .. stunning.$10 US ..a must see while on at kitts .. there is audio device if you wish to absorb more in details . with additional cost ., A small cafe with Snack available . Also a gift shop

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you are staying in st kitts then a trip to the Brimstone Hill Fortress is well worth the visit. Perched high up on the hill side the views are outstanding and worth the 10 USD entry fee in itself. We had a rental car and drove ourselves and visited the fort as part of a day out driving around... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A stunning colonial fort which has been restored and become perhaps the best site on the island. Now like a museum and UNESCO site in a dramatic location high above the Caribbean Sea. Reconstructions and descriptions of life in the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries. A must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Well worth a visit, very impressive structure considering when it was built. Amazing views over the Caribbean and to the islands surrounding St. Kitts. Buy a cold Skol or Carib and have a wander.

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