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Fort King George

84 Fort St., Scarborough, Tobago
868 639-3970
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: This impressively-preserved fort was built in the 1780s as a British colonial outpost.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you go to Tobago you must see Fort George. Excellent museum - the history to read about is fascinating. The views are amazing.

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Scarborough, Tobago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First thing you notice when you are there is the breeze because of its location the breeze from the sea reaches up to you. then there is the old lighthouse to see once upon a time a place to climb into it is all blocked up now, but there is the museum and there are cannons and benches to sit... More

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

we were staying 10 minutes away and drove over at sunset. We did not really tour the grounds but the views are worth it

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Shows wonderful history of Tobago. Properly kept and preserved. Signs depict a story of the past. Breath taking pictures. Beautiful ambience over looking the sea.

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Absolutely the best view on the island. Sapphire seas and Scarborough below. I went with teens who were very interested in the museum which showed a number of prehistoric artefacts. It was a hit and humid day and the man who operates a small, but good value, trinkets was able to supply us with frozen drinks...refreshing! I learnt a lot... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Excellent view. Great photo opportunity. Can be a bit crowded on weekends, but well worth the trip up the hill.

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Marietta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The museum is a history buffs paradise. Lots of facts about Tobago's past. You get a great view of the harbor and parts of the city from the canon areas (Of course).

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Quaint little museum, with a great deal of local history and artifacts well worth a visit, the views outside the museum are stunning.

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Trinidad
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Takes 20 minutes by car from Crown Point. Can take many scenic photos, visit the museum and there is a great view of the ocean. Can see ships in Scarborough. It is very breezy, It is located next to a hospital, so many vehicles pass up and down. Can also take a taxi from Scarborough.

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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Fort King George is located on top of Scarborough and requires taxi ride to get here. I wouldn't recommend walking because it's hot and far for average walk. Just hire any taxis and arrange pick up when your done. Allow 2hrs. minimum to walk around the sites and it's fun learning for kids too. It's a fort so expect to... More

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