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Fort Frederick

Belmont Terrace, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Belmont Terrace, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Frederick is one must see point on travel guides when you visit Port Elizabeth, but when you get there you don't have any information about place. You can enjoy views for the city, are beautiful, but why does it exist isn't there. There is...More

Thank msgoliveira
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town and decided to visit the Fort since it's a piece of South Africa history. But has we arrived we saw a desert fort, with no dynamic. Fortunately there were 2 tourist ambassadors that gave us some highlights on the fort structure...More

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A few of us went on the Donkin then to Fort Frederick. Pleasant ramble round and clear views of surrounding area

Thank cornishpiskie209
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited this fort, but unfortunately closed when we visited middle of the day. Impressive location with a great view over the town and docks. Looked well maintained from the outside.

Thank 12iguasu13
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We arrived 10 minutes after closing time of 3.30 but seems odd for it to be locked up. It is an old fort from which nothing has ever been fired which is a good thing!

Thank Joanna F
Reviewed 13 October 2016

There are lovely views from the fort, which itself is quite small. We went on a Sunday and found it was closed on weekends. Previous reviews have said about litter and homeless people being there, but this certainly wasn't the case when we visited -...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not much to it. Nice view, and the fort still relatively in good condition. Worth a once off quick visit. There was a security guard at the entrance, so did not feel unsafe, area was clean and tidy. What is lacking, it has so much...More

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Although the grounds of this fort were free of litter, we were horrified to see that the amount of litter and broken glass in the central prison structure at the fort. The fort dates back to 1799 and was built to prevent French troops from...More

Thank Mands007
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The last time I visited the fort, I was intimidated by the huge number of homeless who had "colonized" the area. What a wonderful surprise to find that new security is in place, and a huge clean-up has occurred, making it, once again, a visitor-friendly...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Well worth a visit, its completely free and perfect for day or night. Generally well lit at night. Perfect harbour panoramas and lovely historical significance. Be wary in the general neighbourhood and dont walk around with visible valuables.

Thank vee-bug
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