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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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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Interesting museum with friendly staff, offered their personal bottle of water as had walked up the hill in scorching sun, unfortunately no food or drink available for purchase on site.....bring it with you from town. Whilst the museum is interesting it is the panaromic views from the top that are good with very well maintained grounds. Excellent for picnics particularly... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited Fort King George as I was aware that there was a rich history associated with this place since it was built in the 1780s and that the view of the island of Tobago was quite commanding. From the fort, you can see a wide sweep of the windward coast, stretching away as far as the eye can see, panning... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great guide and views, be prepared to be surprised by the number of nations which have claimed sovereignty over the island during the past three hundred plus years.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This was a great place to visit. The views are amazing. The grounds are beautiful. The museum has great artifacts to look at. There was a guy outside with a little gift table selling small items, really cool guy, ask him to sing and play his guitar he is great. This is a place I would revisit!!

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Took some friends to tobago for the first time. They loved the view. A must visit whenever you are in tobago

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St. George's, Grenada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Located just after the old hospital has great view of the island and a nice place to take pics. There is a small museum on site as well.

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A place not to be missed! Beautiful grounds. Overlooks the town and harbor of capital Scarborough. I could take a book and read here for a good half day. There is a very informative museum on site. There is a small charge for the museum. No matter how hot it is, there is always a breeze here. I visit here... More

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Fort is one of the highest spots in Tobago and the views are stunning and you can see for miles. The site used to be an old hospital and still has many of the building still there. The highest spot is surrounded by ancient cannons and definitely worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Located in Scarborough, fabulous views as you would expect. Small entrance fee to museum which is worth a visit.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

It has been some time since my last visit there, but at the time of my visit the area was tranquil and the view from the top was magnificent....

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