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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Weehawken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nice history trip and a fantastic view of the ocean and the island once you reach the top. Must go if you are in St Kitts.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This site is at the top of a large bluff overlooking the sea. The road is winding and narrow and there are two arches to drive through, so large vehicles will not fit. I was on a smal bus (typical for the island) which was tight but fit. It was getting dark when we arrived so we didn't get a... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I should start by saying I am a "fort guy". If the wife was reviewing this, it would not be as favorable, she would give it 3 stars. My wife and 2 kids went here, we all enjoyed it because of the views, but the wife really doesn't want or need to see another Caribbean fort. Kids loved it. It... More 

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