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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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First don't try to drive here yourself. The road going up to this is not only crooked and dangerous but our bus had maybe an inch on each side of two different gates you go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Berryville, Arkansas
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Berryville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First don't try to drive here yourself. The road going up to this is not only crooked and dangerous but our bus had maybe an inch on each side of two different gates you go through to get here. Amazing place. They said 26 steps to the top but they didn't say each step was also a 20 foot long... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Picked up from the cruise terminal (the industrial one) by Captain Sunshine’s partner in a saloon car and driven via the coastal road to the fortress. Lots of stops en route pointing out places of interest. We arrived in the large car park below the fortress and were given a pickup time (largely to suit ourselves). The track up to... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Adventurous! We enjoyed walking all over the fort, listening to the history and exploring. The climb to the top is not for those out of shape. Lots of steps

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really neat fort. Worth visiting. There is a bit of climbing so this is better for folks who are not mobility challenged. Climb the whole fort...there are several levels. Arrive 9 am to beat the crowds. Bring water. There is a small store with beverages & snacks. Also excellent for those folks who enjoy history & picture taking. Lots of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned a lot about t g e history behind the fortress and it's significance. I suggest wearing comfortable gym shoes. Be prepared to climb hills and hold this phone like recorder that gives you background information as you walk about the premises. On a clear day, you can see neighboring islands, especially Nevis. You get great aerial views of... More 

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This WOrld heritage fortress is likely the best preserved monument in the Caribbean, is quite large and interesting and has tremendous one of a kind views of the north of St Kitts, Stacie and Saba. The tour is well worth it for all the interesting details of the phases of construction, how it was built, why, the lives of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to St. Kitts is complete without a visit to Brimstone Hill Fortress. The history of the island intertwined with Brimstone Hill Fortress paints a fascinating tapestry of the roots of St. Kitts. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Picture taking opportunities abound with the architecture and construction of the fort and especially the views- they are fantastic! Tour excursions... More 

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Sioux Falls, SD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This fortress is like many others in the Caribbean. It is old and has a great history behind it. It also provides stunning views of the ocean and has steep climbs to get to different levels of the fortress. There is a nice little snack shop at this particular location and it is kinda fun to go in there because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to hang out with family and friends. If you like taking good pictures this is the perfect spot, natural light, incredible view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I enjoy history, so was enjoyable to us. Very typical visit to a Fort and unless you purchase the listening aide device, you are not aware of several facts about the place. There is not a guided tour and the road up to the Fortress is very windy and tight, so make sure your driver will go... More 

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