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Fort Ceperou, Cayenne

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Climb up to Fort Ceperou and explore what’s left of this centuries-old fortification. A bell tower and a few fort walls are all that remain, perched up on top of one of the highest points in the town. This spot offers some of the best views of the city. The fort's remains lie in ruins, giving the site an atmosphere of an aging fortress that has seen its fair share of battles. Use our Cayenne travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Fort Ceperou and other attractions in Cayenne.
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  • Oh my God what a let down. There is not a lot to see. and I'm not quite sure if you're supposed to be able to go inside to but I couldn't,there is not a lot left of it. from the top you can see the to...  more »
  • Nice view of the city is a bit run down and some homeless people live their but did not see them. Still quite interesting.  more »
  • I walked around the city today, and there is not really much to see. I decided to walk here and the fort is not impressive, but you get a good view of the city. There was some military members of ther...  more »
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  • The most beautiful view of Cayenne and the Cayenne River on the other side. But strong in ruins which may collapse, it is a shame... 😮
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  • A small climb that's worth it. at the top of the Hill, nice view of Cayenne and more, in a peaceful atmosphere
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  • visit not very recent one afternoon of Summer 2009 before renovations. armed with a little courage it's worth to go there on foot for the view of the city and partly on Cayenne River side low barracks.
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  • Views of Cayenne, the port and the river! Plus: easily accessible if it is motivated.
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  • Very nice tourist site in Cayenne. The city view is impressive. The renovation of the fort is underway.
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