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Fort George

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Address: 84 Fort St., Port of Spain, Trinidad
Phone Number: 868 639-3970

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Worth a trip for sure! And FREE!!

Fort George sits at one of the highest peaks in Port of Spain, and affords absolutely gorgeous views of the city from its perch. Best thing besides that in my book is that it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Fort George sits at one of the highest peaks in Port of Spain, and affords absolutely gorgeous views of the city from its perch. Best thing besides that in my book is that it costs nothing to experience if you have transportation up the steep winding road. That climb gave me a few palpitations, but the reward is oh so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The fort is high on a mountain overlooking Port of Spain, there's not much to see in the fort itself but is well maintained and really you would go to the views which are quite stunning also the ride up to the fort is good,a narrow winding road which from the base will take about 30 minutes to get there

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The view from this lookout is breath-taking ! You can see the whole of Chaguramas.If you are in Port-Of-Spain,coming here is a necessity! The road up to the Fort Gerorge is very NARROW and VERY STEEP!

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Fabulous panoramic view across Port of Spain and to the south. The drive up can be a bit scary at first, but very worth the effort. The road itself is in decent shape it's just very narrow in spots so don't be afraid to use your horn! Benches to sit down and relax are appreciated! Nice way to spend an... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Fort George is super fun to check out. If you you are new to Caribbean driving then go for it but otherwise maybe a cab. Go in the morning the light is better.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Fort George offers a great view of Port of Spain from above. Although not a big fort, it's very nice to stand on top and look down at the city. Even the trip, getting to the Fort is a very nice experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Getting to the Fort is a challenge by van because of the narrow roads, however once there the view of the Gulf and Port of Spain is breath-taking. Well worth the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is not a big fort but gives a good insight into local history with it's commanding position over the town. It is a steep drive up but there is a good car park, lots of picnic places and there is no charge to walk around the fort. There are lots of cannons - British of course! Definitely worth a... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This site is integral to the history of the island. The fort is kept in pristine condition and the facilities are also very clean and well-kept. The building hosts a small museum of sorts which can be perused in a matter of minutes, but the true payoff of the site is the spectacular and panoramic view it commands of Trinidad's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The ultimate view. As you ascend to the top of the mountain you begin to be awed by the beauty of the West Coast. On reaching the top, the beauty of Port of Spain unfolds. Then you spiral upwards looking at a panoramic view of North to South Trinidad on the West Coast, seeing the whole of Port of Spain,... More 

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