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Address: Main Road, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869-465-2609
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The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone...

The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone hilltop rises nearly 800 feet above sea level.

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St Kitts Sightseeing Tour to Brimstone Hill Fortress with Beach Visit
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Interesting piece of history

Recommended to go there and you will thank me later amazing view and there is amazing sight of volcano in another island and don't forget there is steep walk up to the top just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
James K
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Navan, Ireland
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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended to go there and you will thank me later amazing view and there is amazing sight of volcano in another island and don't forget there is steep walk up to the top just not suitable for tourist who not able to walk far

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We rented a cab to take us to Brinstone Hill Fortress and we are very glad we did. The British spent more than 100 years building this fortress with slave labor. It is an exceptional World Heritae Site. Our only regret is that we didn't get to spend as much time here as we would have liked. The view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a site! Wonderful history and scenery! Our tour guide then ford grey from greys island exceed ions was so professional and his driver was great

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Vichy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a must see in St Kitts. For around 5US$, leanr about the battle that took palce 200 years ago between french and english sides. Very well documented visit, nice amenities and also well maintained architecture. If you are lucky like I was, you can easily see the islands of Sint Maarten, St Barths, Saba and Nevis on the other... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Brimstone Hill Fortress as part of an island tour of St. Kitts. If you have time and love history, this is the place to visit. There is a nice video introduction to the fort that prepares you for exploring the premises. Climb the walkway to the top if you are able. The views from there are stunning. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is BEAUTIFUL. All I can say is GO! If you could only do one thing in St. Kitts, please go here, you will not regret it. If you are unable to climb stairs you will not be able to go to every part of the fortress but I believe you could still take advantage of some portions and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting the island then a stop here is a must! Great for the view, and of course very important for the history. Yes, you can drive right to the very top! Allow enough time...but even if you have just 15 or 20 minutes then make a stop here.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here as part of an Island tour via taxi (Honest Ernest was our driver for the day). It is a very impressive structure and site. Amazing construction especially given when it was built. Wonderful views from up top.

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Moore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were treated to this location as part of an organized excursion we had booked before leaving on our 21 day cruise. Our guide, Thenford Grey, was quite friendly, educated and made sure each of us were safe. The views from the fortress will take your breath away. It is always fun to explore a fort and this is no... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting probably best for families with older children as younger one will get bored quickly

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