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“Breathtaking views (and that is just on the narrow drive up the mountain)!”

Brimstone Hill Fortress
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St Kitts Sightseeing Tour to Brimstone Hill Fortress with Beach Visit
Ranked #1 of 82 things to do in St. Kitts
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Owner description: The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone hilltop rises nearly 800 feet above sea level.
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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“Breathtaking views (and that is just on the narrow drive up the mountain)!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014

Beautiful scenery and interesting history. The visitors orientation is interesting, much more interesting than the museum spaces in the upper fortress itself. The snack shop is okay for burgers and a few local dishes. But the panoramic views of the island from the fort are worth everything you paid and gave up to get to the fortress. Pictures don't do this place justice. Just take lots of water and keep hydrated.

Visited August 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“A must-see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very impressive structures, well-preserved, with a fascinating history and gorgeous views - you're guaranteed to get some memorable holiday photos!

Visited December 2013
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Centerville, Ohio
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55 reviews
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“A must see stop in St. Kitts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you want a great history lesson and spectacular views at the same time, this is your place. The fortress has been maintained incredibly well. We are always in awe to try and imagine what life was like a few hundred years ago. This fortress does a great job in trying to depict the living conditions. Again, a must see attraction while on the island.

Visited July 2014
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Athens, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Brimstone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had a workers little boy show us around! Beautiful views and great to learn the local history. Roads are very narrow coming up so watch out for others!

Visited August 2014
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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“The British Empire”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

A great trip. A lot of history and military engineering here. Spectacular views of the coast and neighboring islands. Pay the $5 for the recorded tour to enhance your visit. Nothing much in the gift store.

Visited August 2014
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