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

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We decided to walk up the hill, best decision ever, stopped in a pan yard saw 1 being made, heard sweet music made just for us! friendly ppl all the way up the hill, fresh mangoes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Dresden, Canada
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Dresden, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Quite the trek if you're walking up and will take about 2 hours, so I'd recommend driving up if you dare to drive Trinidad roads. When you reach the top you get to see all of Port of Spain and clear out to sea. There are mango trees on top of Fort George, but be careful as I broke a... More 

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Dresden, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We decided to walk up the hill, best decision ever, stopped in a pan yard saw 1 being made, heard sweet music made just for us! friendly ppl all the way up the hill, fresh mangoes fall at your feet as you climb up paved roads. Scenic views of the gulf of parier all the way up, as well as... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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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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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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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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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