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Address: Main Road, St. Kitts
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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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St Kitts Sightseeing Tour to Brimstone Hill Fortress with Beach Visit
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Full Island Panoramic Tour of St Kitts
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Shore Excursion: Treasures of St Kitts by Land and Sea

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We spent time here during our Paradise Island tour (see other review of the tour). This place is stunning. It's 800ft above sea level and provides a spectacular panoramic view of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chelby V
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent time here during our Paradise Island tour (see other review of the tour). This place is stunning. It's 800ft above sea level and provides a spectacular panoramic view of the mountainside and the sea. The history of the fortress is amazing. It's a must see in St Kitts for sure.

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Centerburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Built in the 17th century and engineered by the British it took over 100 years to complete this multi-layered fortress, Stunning views

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second time to visit this preserved historical site as its location on the West Caribbean coast is picture perfect. The fortress is very quiet and although a steep walk for some, you can still see much from the base if needed. Amazing to think of the battles! Prince Charles was instrumental in some of the restoration and it is a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This fortress sits high on a hill with fabulous views of the Caribbean sea and the green interior of the island. It's worth visiting for the views alone. There's also a wealth of history and a museum - I didn't have time to look around the latter. The ruins of the fortress are very well preserved and quite extensive. It... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an extraordinary place. The views are simply the best, and the rich history of the fortress is thought-provoking and well-presented. We would return in a heartbeat. Simply a great trip.The drive up the hill is a nail-biter, but we had an experienced guide. And the steps up to the fortress were a little challenging, but so very worth it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 4 travelling with 2 teens. While we were on a sailboat, with cruise ships off-loading tons of sight-seers, getting a taxi in town is a pain in the butt. If they say they'll take you to Brimstone Hill Fortress and the Amazing Grace House for $70 US, take it. We tried to haggle to $60 and the guy... More 

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St. Kitts and Nevis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My father loves history so it was no surprise that this was on our list of places to visit when he came to visit. It is as well preserved as possible with the help of donations. It is a beautiful sight to see overlooking the ocean as well as learning about the history of the island as well!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Fort has so many beautiful views that you can't see them all. The history is there and easy to access. They have done an amazing job restoring the fort and continue to do so.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it. Such pretty views. Spent a couple hours here. We were lucky there wasn't a lot of people when we visited. St Kitts is so pretty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip up the mountain can be a daunting one if you are driving there yourself. Not so bad if you are on a tour and they are driving you. Once there you can discover how a soldier's life was spent at the fort. But best of all are the panoramic views from over 1000 feet in elevation. You can... More 

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