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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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Witness of the past history of the island

The citadel was bigger and in a better condition than expected. Plenty of areas are to be explored, outdoor tables are available and the view on the island is really nice. Sadly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Liege, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The citadel was bigger and in a better condition than expected. Plenty of areas are to be explored, outdoor tables are available and the view on the island is really nice. Sadly some rooms were left full of trash, possibly after restoration work. However an excellent way to spend a couple of hours.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great history and great chance to walk around and get the blood circulating after sitting on a beach chair. Place is well maintained. Bring your own snacks.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A must experience. The fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site, designed by British military engineers and built with the Labour of enslaved Africans many years ago. It featured in English-French fights over ownership for the country. The monument is testimony to the skills, strength and endurance of the Africans who built and maintained the monument. No visit to St.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visit many U.S. National parks and this could stand with any of our national monuments. It was informative, interesting, made you think about what life was like back when it was in use, and beautiful. Just driving up the entrance road is an adventure that makes you realize how difficult it would have been to overcome the fortress. We... More 

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Blacklick, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had a taxi take us on a tour of the island. We stopped here during our trip. This is a world historic site bit is well worth the $10 U.S. Price of admission.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

got a taxi to here , you'll need one , I don't know how they drive up the hill in busses. the views were simply stunning and you can see why this was built as a fortress , you can almost see the whole island. little gift shop and museum inside, great time, great weather

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Escondido
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On our recent trip to St. Kitts, we rented a car and visited the Brimstone Hill Fortress. We have visited a number of forts during our travels and this one is very impressive. The grounds are very large and there are many exhibits to see. It was nice to be able to go at our own pace and explore both... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If come to St. Kitts, you need to visit Brimstone Hill Fortress. The views of the sea are breathtaking and it is a truly amazing place. Beware of the drive up the hill, and watch out for monkeys, goats and mongooses. Motion sickness is a definite possibility and large vehicles may be too small for the road or the gates... More 

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Callahan, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I arrived at St. Kitts via cruise. We took a tour of the city and asked that Brimstone Hill Fortress be added. We were glad we did. It was the most interesting attraction on the tour for us but we did not get to spend as much time there. Not only is it steeped in history but... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived in St. Kitts via the Carnival Liberty Ship. We had read about Brimstone and walked from the ship and around to the left by the harbor and caught the H Bus. What a deal - Price was $5 US for the 4 of us. The bus left us on the road which goes up to the fort but... More 

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Address: Address: Main Road, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869-465-2609
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts

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