Brimstone Hill Fortress, St. Kitts

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Take a long hike up to Brimstone Hill Fortress for impressive vistas and a slice of colonial history. Made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the fortress has been restored to high standards, despite lying in ruin for over 100 years. Once at the top, you’ll observe beautiful panoramas of mountains, oceans, and sprawling countryside, so don't forget your camera. Admire the original cannons that defended this outpost, and absorb the information displayed on the many plaques. You can grab snacks and refreshments from nearby stalls, and browse through plenty of souvenirs from the gift shop. Put Brimstone Hill Fortress into our Sandy Point Town holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sandy Point Town.
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  • We have a 7 year old and a 19 year old. Both had a great time. The museum is interesting and informative. The views are breathtaking! Be prepared to walk up hills and stairs but it's nothing that's no...  more »
  • Before you even get to the site you can smell the aroma of sulphur in the air. It is not unpleasant however I suppose , hence the name Brimstone . It is accessed via a steep & narrow road . I did not ...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »