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Address: Bank Street, Fort Street, Bay Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s...

The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.

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Beautiful monument in a charming location

It's a beautiful monument in the heart of the town and easily worth parking and walking to it. Surprisingly there is a tap with cool water that actually works and the traffic... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a beautiful monument in the heart of the town and easily worth parking and walking to it. Surprisingly there is a tap with cool water that actually works and the traffic around is easy so its actually safe to clamber over and walk around. It really gives one a feel for the colonial past of the island and it's... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Should you go to see The Circus in Basseterre? Not necessarily but you can't miss it. That's because if you're on your way to Brimstone Fort or Romney Manor and have to drive through Basseterre you have to drive right by. There is nothing remarkable about a place that was loosely fashioned after the well known Picadilly Circus in London.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the "middle" of town. There is some shopping here, but typically it is very crowded and hard to drive through this area. Easier to visit from a cruise ship.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colorful city square with laid back bars, eaterys and shopping that at times is very good. It is worth going out for a stroll up and down the feeder streets leading into the main square.

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Coldwater, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay place to walk around, some stores, etc. Used the time we had before a snorkeling excursion to explore here

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Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Basseterre is not exactly a heaving metropolis (I looked up the population - about 14,000), but I did kinda like the Circus as a reflection of the town's size and attitude towards itself. It's purportedly named after London's Piccadilly Circus, and hopefully reflects the nation's self-depreciating sense of humour, as it's not a bit like Piccadilly Circus. We residents of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A small monument but with a big reputation and a big history behind! Impossible to miss it, since is dominating the middle of the town very very close to the big Port Zante! Beautiful place, as a connection point for the middle of Basseterre! It's a must see place on the island!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

When I had heard about the Circus and how it was like Piccadilly Circus in London, I had great expectations. It was a rather small area with the green tower with a clock, the Berkeley Memorial, in the center. Other than that, there were a few stores and restaurants.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Although we sat in a restaurant overlooking the Circus, we walked around it and found it fascinating. The Circus is dominated in the centre by an old clock tower, According to the locals, it was named after Piccadilly Circus in London. It was interesting to see left hand and right hand drive cars driving on the left and going clockwise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

You can walk to this cute area from the Cruise ship pier, Go to the left and then keep looking right, you will see this clock tower. Nice.

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