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Fort Christiansvaern

Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
340/773-1460
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Walking
Traveler Description: This Danish fort was constructed circa 1749 and was partially rebuilt in 1771 after hurricane damage.  It is the best-preserved of the five remaining... more »
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

no big bells and whistles but if you are into history you'd appreciate being there. Try to go on a Friday, because they show a movie there, bring a blanket, a cooler, bug spray and relax.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This fort is beautiful and opens your eyes to so much history. Take your time and check out this attraction. Its located right near the harbor as well. The view as most are in St. Croix are stunning.

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columbia, Md
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I love history and I love St Croix harbor. The jazz band was playing at the gazebo and the girls were dressed in period costumes. I'm sure it was all because the cruise ship cmd in but it was fun! Made for great pix!

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Helen, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had great food and service. It's a fun place and they have crab races which is a local favorite. It's right on the waterfront.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

The fort is beautifully situated with terrific views in all directions, friendly NPS guides, and tranquil surroundings. We spent an enjoyable and relaxing couple of hours in one of the very prettiest places in St. Croix for a total of $6.00 admission fee!

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Mountain View, California
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257 reviews 257 reviews
54 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Always surprised to hear that folks visited St. Croix and missed the Fort - it's SOO worth the time! It's historically very interesting, and very well preserved. The nominal entrance fee goes to support the place, and they keep it very clean. Staff was knowledgeable and helpful!

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Granite City, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

An interesting site but it is currently under restoration so we couldn't see the whole fort. It is a US National Park, so if you have a National Park Passport, you can get your book stamped here.

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Denmark
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

See it before it collaps..It`s not keept fitt, It´s fine and have a great hist. value for USVI and Denmark.

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very interesting stop. Gives the history of the island at the various information stops on the grounds. Seeing how the soldiers had to live makes me appreciate how easy we have it now.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lovely old fort, full of history. The town of Christiansted that the fort is located in is very quaint. THe shopping is great, something for everyone.

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