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

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Beautiful Paria sea

It's hard to drive up to the Fort George but after that, you can see beautiful Paria sea and city of Port of Spain, The breeze from the sea is fresh and cool. Also there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It's hard to drive up to the Fort George but after that, you can see beautiful Paria sea and city of Port of Spain, The breeze from the sea is fresh and cool. Also there are friendly dogs if you like dogs. But be careful there are not firendly dogs, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

An exhilarating drive up to the Fort culminates in amazing views over Port of Spain. There is a well preserved Signal House, cannons strategically placed around the boundary walls and an under-used jail, which all give some context to this historical site, but I think most people would come here for the fantastic views. Well worth a visit.

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York, Pennsylvania
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This old fort is full of history and has an awesome view of Trinidad. We took some beautiful pictures from this location.

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Bogota, Colombia
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14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A little difficult to find as it is not signposted from the main roads but once there the view is spectacular over the city and the sea approaches. It only has an average review as it feels like a missed opportunity to document what I imagine is a far more interesting history than is portrayed in the scant exhibits and... More 

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leeds
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Good place to go to look out over Port of Spain. There is a small visitor centre and a whole battery of canon.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a place to get a fantastic view of Port of Spain and the Gulf of paria. Take care to visit during day light hours and with more than one person as the road tends to be lonely. With that said pack a picnic and enjoy the view and ambience.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You really do get some of the best views of Port of Spain - well worth the drive up. Take a picnic and relax overlooking the city, mountains with the Caroni Swamp and Venezuela in the background.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I loved the view from this Fort. The museum was interesting with various artifacts, and the history of the English in Trinidad.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It is hard to get there walking but it offers almost a 360º view of the city at no cost at all. It is a simple construction but tells a lot abouthte history of the city.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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