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Address: Harbour Drive and Fort Street, George Town, Grand Cayman
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The remains of the late 18th century fortress offering a historical walking...

The remains of the late 18th century fortress offering a historical walking tour.

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Quite Possibly the Only Historic Site

If you have a few minutes before returning to your hotel or cruise ship, you might choose to visit this little corner. Fort George has a little history for one interested in the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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376 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have a few minutes before returning to your hotel or cruise ship, you might choose to visit this little corner. Fort George has a little history for one interested in the beginnings of the island.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This flat island , in which tall buildings are banned , has few buildings of any architectural interest. Fort George is a small ruined fortbuilt in 1790 to repel the Spanish who invaded to capture locals to be sold into slavery in Cuba.

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Lancashire England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

There isn't much left of Fort George but what bit is left has been preserved. There are some walls and cannons and the area has been restored with information boards and wall murals to give an idea of what the fort was like in its day.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The micro oval base fort measuring 57 feet by 38 feet was constructed in 1790 and is located on the corner of Harbour Drive and Fort Street. It never really amounted to much as there was only room for eight cannons and the walls were only two to five feet thick and five feet high! In 1972 part of the... More 

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Madera, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We had a difficult time finding this site. Evenb a security guard across the street did not know it. It is a small area, remains of a wall and a cannon. Yo can walk past it and not know you have been there

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Should not be listed on a walking tour. Interesting to read about, but there is no fort left to see, as it was totally demolished.

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Newark, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There is nothing really there If you are in downtown Georgetown in about 30 seconds you can see this.

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fort George on Harbour Drive and Fort Street, George Town, Grand Cayman is an adventure in the history of the islands of Grand Cayman. You will not be disappointed; every place that I visit in this world, I love to visit the library, museums and historical forts. Particularly, at Fort George, one discovers why the king, George, is so important... More 

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Ottawa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very little left of the real Fort George! Sad that commercial development tore down the original buildings! Hundreds of years of history gone! A small portion and a couple of reproduction cannons exist on the waterfront. No shop owners knew it when we asked for directions and they live there! Cayman Ztourism, you need to improve this! All businesses on... More 

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Roydon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

You'll probably arrive at Grand Cayman on a cruise ship. My advice would be - don't expect too much. Grand Cayman is small, flat and lacking in historic interest. If you're a cruise shopper and want to buy diamonds or watches then there is a myriad of outlets but we found the prices were cheaper on the boat. In George... More 

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