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Address: Main Road, St. Kitts
Phone Number: +1 869-465-2609
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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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Day at St. Kitts hilight was Brimstone Hill Fortress

The drive up to the top really sets the stage for spectacular views and great access throughout the grounds. There are a number of stairs and hills to see all of the fort grounds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The drive up to the top really sets the stage for spectacular views and great access throughout the grounds. There are a number of stairs and hills to see all of the fort grounds but worth taking the extra effort and energy to see all of it. Excellent views available without much exertion but the best views require climbing yo... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not all UNESCO World Heritage Sites are worthy of this distinction. Brimstone Hill is. The site is impressive from a distance and better up close. My wife and I walked from the main road to the top and it was worth every step. The views from the top are incredible!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here on an island tour by Royston Tours. The fortress is very well maintained and is huge. We got the full story from Royston about how the British built the fort to bombard the French. The entrance fee was included in our island tour.

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Thank Glenn M
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here several times and enjoy it. You really want to go on a clear day as you can see several prominent islands from the view point.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here as part of a cruise tour. It was amazing. Yes, there is some walking. Yes, it's worth it. Short video on the history, bathrooms, drink/snack place-all at the top.

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brimstone Hill Fortress is an amazing example of an old fort in very good condition. It sits on the top of a hill with beautiful views. The road to the fortress is very narrow and winding so buses cannot make it. You must rent a taxi or small van. The cost is about $20 per person and there is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you drive or its a planned trip do it. first the drive up to the fort is a great laugh, tight turns and narrow gateways makes for giggles. the fort isn't for those with limited mobility, ive been to the fort 3 times and seen many at the bottom of the entrance unable to climb the stairs. the fort... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting site to visit and offers excellent views. Even though it was raining when we visited, we still enjoyed walking around.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting fortress. We were there on a Friday and it was not crowded. Very interesting. Would have liked to have spent more time there.

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Puerto Rico, Caribbean
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Brimstone Hill Fortress is a place you have to visit of you go in a cruise to St Kitts. The place offers a great view of the island.

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