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Address: Bank Street, Fort Street, Bay Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s...

The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.

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hot and old but cool

The centre of Basseterre. It's worth the trip, but it's not the cat's meow. It's just up the way from the port and close to some bars and shops etc.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Adam L
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The centre of Basseterre. It's worth the trip, but it's not the cat's meow. It's just up the way from the port and close to some bars and shops etc.

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Hamilton, Canada
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked by this area when we came off the cruise ship. It was a busy place. You had to be careful but it is in the shopping district and a good people watching place. Lots of little resaurants where you could get a cool drink and watch the activity.

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Thank Trudy C
High River, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to shop and hang out to do some people watching. There are a lot of places to eat also you can get fresh coconut jelly from the street venders. Lots of traffic, so its best to walk, unless you are used to driving on the left and using traffic circles. A must see if you are in Basseterre.

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Thank Shauna S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting site while on a walkabout in town. It has some significance to the town centre and its history.

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Thank Keith0646
Norwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the middle of town. Great for just watching the buzz of a lively Caribbean town whilst drinking a chilled beer, or a smoothie from a street vendor.

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to see at this traffic circle. Just a green tower with a clock. Luckily on our tour it was just a drive by and we didn't stop.

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Thank Pruguy
Novi, Michigan
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked past it. I took the picture but did not go there specifically to see it. I have seen it.. Interesting but not compelling.

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Thank Charlie S
Sutton, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They build this site up as a cousin of the one in England. It needs a good cleaning, in the middle of the road, on a round about. The whole area needs a good cleaning, waste water running down the channel in the road. Pay attention where you walk, don't trip. If you don't see this you haven't missed much

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Thank Howard W
Cheektowaga, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked here from the cruise ship terminal. Really cannot compare this location with London's Picadilly Circus, but it is a busy round-about in the center of the Basseterre shopping district. Not far from Independence Square and the National Museum Building which used to be the Customs House in early St. Kitts history.

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Thank GLaSota
Summerfield, Florida, United States
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229 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Really surprised us by seeing this clock in the middle of the square and a festival going on down the street to the right playing Christmas music. Nice way to step into the Christmas spirit!!!

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Thank Randy C

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