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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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Great Stop on a St. Kitts Tour

Be prepared for a crazy drive up! This is a great fort with beautiful views of the island as well as history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
David D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be prepared for a crazy drive up! This is a great fort with beautiful views of the island as well as history.

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Thank David D
Bellevue, Washington, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A steep drive uphill leads out through the surrounding wall to the huge olf fortress where you can walk around the ruins of the officer quarters and other sections. There is a video but it wasn't working the day we were there. The best part was at the top accessible only by a long stair to the inner fortress and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Step back in time and visit the site and take in the views. Outstanding. The snack bar was not good and the service was worse !

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a well-preserved fortress located on top of a hill that offers panoramic views of the ocean (any any approaching enemies, I suppose...!!) This fort is a monument to the ingenuity of the British military engineers who designed it and to the skill, strength and endurance of the African slaves... More 

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Thank Ananta M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At least that's what our driver said. We really enjoyed this stop. We found a driver at the port to take us to the Fort and wait on us to bring us back (no taxis are waiting up there). It was $10 per person to get in. We enjoyed walking around and taking in the beautiful views. We didn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see, great 180 views of the coast line and surrounding areas. You get a great view of Saba from above the hill tops. Along with visiting the hill you'll be indulged in historical facts about the island. Lots of green space, for the social media lovers; need I say great spots for photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great attraction. Fantastic views and a good walk. Plan on spending an hour here! Fort grounds are in excellent shape and well cared for. The drive up is tight and best left to your tour guide! The only bad part is the gift shop is a joke. Nothing fort related and the same old tourist stuff you can find anywhere... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our visit to St Kitts we had a guided tour of the Fortress, highly recommended. Gives you a very personable experience of what it was like in the late 1600's when the Fortress was built. You can walk through rooms which include pictures and details. The history is outstanding. Bring gym or walking shoes as there is a hike... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the type of place I could wander around all day in. I think I was there for 2-3 hours and really needed more time. I did hit most of the major locations, but didn't see the little side places as much as I wanted. I spent my time wandering in between all of the major buildings and taking... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Daughter and I went on this tour during a cruise and it was amazing. The drive to the Fortress was interesting and our tour guide gave us a lot of history on St Kitts and the battles fought in St Kitts. The Fortress itself was amazing and the sight on top was the Fortress was beautiful. You had an... More 

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