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Address: Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
Phone Number: 340/773-1460
Activities: Walking
Description: An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.

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Great view into history, but needs some updating

We stopped by Fort Christiansvaern while touring Christiansted. An hour is plenty of time to tour the fort. It is all self guided. Unfortunately, some of the signs are so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
stlbruce
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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San Juan Capistrano, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We opted to go into town early one morning and found the fort! It was so educational and fun. Although it was was hot and we should have been better prepared with some water and better walking shoes.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped by Fort Christiansvaern while touring Christiansted. An hour is plenty of time to tour the fort. It is all self guided. Unfortunately, some of the signs are so weathered that you cannot read all of them. Nonetheless, it was an interesting stop and worth the $3 entry fee.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was a pretty neat old fort, and I enjoyed walking around it. The top is open, so there are some great places to take photos of the boardwalk and Protestant Cay. All that said, it's hard to spend more than half an hour here. There are several rooms that are done up with period furnishings, and lots of those... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The history is so interesting, but I wish the NPS put more effort into maintaining and recreating the amazing history of this landmark.

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You feel the old school vibe on the grounds, the benches in the park are built YEARS ago and they have kept them the same way, very green, very beautiful and literally next to the water.

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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Self-guided tour of the fort. Very informative history of the island life in the early days. Learned something new. Worth the very nominal cost to enter.

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Rangers are informative and helpful. Most of tour is self guided. Exhibits are a bit dated but are informative. A walking tour would have been appreciated.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stopped at the fort during a walk around the town, and ended up spending over an hour at the fort. The guide at the reception desk was helpful and friendly, and the information signs were clear. A good place to bring a family.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a very neat fort. You can walk around by yourself and check out everything; including the dungeon! At the top there is a beautiful view of the ocean. Won't take you more than an hour to look around but it's totally worth doing while in Christiansted.

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Enjoyed the Fort tour. It takes about 45 minutes to see the entire fort but the history of the fort is interesting and the views are great.

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