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The Circus

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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.
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Bay Road Bank Street Fort Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is "Little Ben". a short walk from cruise stop and worth a looksee. Lots of banks nearby if you need one too

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic clock (the last one to survive) sits in the middle of of the new tourists orientated shops and the local's places. You should really explore the stores and some of the little shops beyond this clock up and around the streets. You will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KirksGuide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny circus was once the site of slave auctions and is dominated by the clock tower which was constructed in Glasgow. It is busy with taxis, ambling tourists and hens pecking at the sidewalks but is redolent of times past. worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ges R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel to this place from the Port. I walk from the cruise port to there. Like 10 minutes or so walking. This place is good for taking pictures and video.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Madyviolin
Reviewed December 16, 2018

The clock and drinking fountain in the centre named the Berkeley Memorial was designed and built by a company in Glasgow, Scotland. Three others were built from the cast with slightly modified decoration. One was installed in Glasgow and two in Leeds, England. The sole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

One of many British marks left on the island. A roundabout in the center of Basseterre with the Berkley Monument in the middle. Definitely reminiscent of British occupation. We drove through it on our way out town. The area looks a little rundown, but was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

This was one of the places I was looking forward to see , the clock is a show of the British past but that is it , just the clock . The stores and restaurants are not for tourist they are for the locals ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Basseterre is not specially a very picturesque and tourist attraction therefore there are a fee place of mention and this one is one of them. Colonial clock is a pretty square with a few interesting shops and restaurants

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

The Circus is a busy commercial area just a block from Port Zante and the cruise ships. Many shops, restaurants, bars etc.. Good place to start to see more of the real St Kitts. In the center of the Circus circle is a clock built...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mark G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This iconic clock in the heart of Basseterre, St. Kitts is a magnet for those who want to capture memories.

Date of experience: July 2018
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kendra m
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Response from Michael A K | Reviewed this property |
Eating out is a personal thing. There are a lot of different restaurants in and around Basseterre, St. Kitts, which do breakfasts and lunches. My wife and I had a wonderful inexpensive lunch at the Ballahoo Restaurant in the... More