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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Sephardic Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition built the oldest active synagogue in the U.S. territories.
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Other; Museums
Owner description: We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal... more » Owner description: We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal clear ice consisting of beautiful sculptures, a kids slide, wedding chapel and a pirate ship bar, all made of ICE!Large parts of the exhibition will emphasize the rich history of the Caribbean. You will get a glimpse into the 18th century lifestyle. Here you will find sculptures from the “Golden Age of Piracy” and at the pirate ship ice bar were you will receive your drinks. Photos and videos are welcomed and our staff look forward to taking you on a tour! « less
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
A Georgian-style church with a sweeping stairway and antique chandelier.
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$22* and up
Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Marinas; Outdoors
Owner description: Yacht Haven Grande is your seaside destination location! Located between the Cruise Ship Dock and downtown Charlotte Amalie... more » Owner description: Yacht Haven Grande is your seaside destination location! Located between the Cruise Ship Dock and downtown Charlotte Amalie there is no better stop than our fabulous duty free shopping, excellent waterfront dining options and our amazing views of the Mega Yachts and Caribbean landscaping. No matter what your in the mood for Yacht Haven Grande is the one-stop that you can't pass up! We'll be waiting for you! « less
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$19* and up
Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Aquariums; Zoos; Tours; Outdoors
Owner description: Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning... more » Owner description: Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. View life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory. Pet a shark, hand feed a stingray or a rainbow lorikeet! Add-ons Sea Lion Swim or Encounter, Snuba Dive, Sea Trek Helmet Dive, Shark and Turtle Encounters, Nautilus Semi-Sub, Open daily in season 9 am - 4 pm. Off season hours (May to October) vary. « less
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Once the 17th-century Fort Skytsborg, Blackbeard’s Castle was re-named for the pirate who frequently visited the island.
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Step streets used by the residents of Charlotte Amalie, these historical 99 steps (the actual count is 103) were built from... more » Owner description: Step streets used by the residents of Charlotte Amalie, these historical 99 steps (the actual count is 103) were built from the ballast bricks of the tall ships coming from the old world, which would then return to Europe loaded with products from the islands. « less
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Otherwise known as Kyst Vejen, this shop-filled road runs parallel to the waterfront.
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Dronningens Gade or Main Street is the major artery and famous street where many of the unique and glamorous shops, for which... more » Owner description: Dronningens Gade or Main Street is the major artery and famous street where many of the unique and glamorous shops, for which Charlotte Amalie is known, are found. « less
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
This neoclassical building houses the offices of the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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$12* and up
Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Stroll through a lush tropical garden as exotic butterflies take flight around you. Learn about their amazing life cycles... more » Owner description: Stroll through a lush tropical garden as exotic butterflies take flight around you. Learn about their amazing life cycles during a guided tour. Wear bright colors to attract the butterflies to land on you. Double the fun and take a stroll through the outside botanical gardens showcasing a wide variety of local plants and butterfly species. Bring your camera! Open daily in season 8:30am - 4pm. May to October schedule may vary so call ahead. « less
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Parks; Outdoors

Emancipation Garden, on St. Thomas, does NOT commemorate Abe Lincoln's emancipation of the slaves in the states. The emancipation referred to here is that declared by... more »

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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
This fine example of 19th-century architecture has an expanded shopping area.
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Flea/ Street Markets; Cultural
Owner description: Formerly a slave-trading market, this open-air fruit and vegetable market is a great place to stop and sample the fresh... more » Owner description: Formerly a slave-trading market, this open-air fruit and vegetable market is a great place to stop and sample the fresh produce, especially the local specialty - genips. « less
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Other
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
This 19th-century artisan’s home has been converted into a lovely museum offering a look at St. Thomas’ bygone glory days.
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Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
This elegant lime-green building was where ownership of the Virgin Islands was transferred from Denmark to the U.S.
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Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Running parallel to the waterfront, Back Street, or Vimmelskaft Gade, is a bustling shopping area.
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$22* and up
Ranked #20 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Cultural
This 17th-century Danish fort houses a museum featuring a collection of Amerindian relics.
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Charlotte Amalie
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Category: History Museums; Museums
Details the 300-year-long history of the Jews of St. Thomas.
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