Fort Amsterdam, Philipsburg

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  • There is less to see now than before Hurricane Irma, but the cannons and some structures survived. Great views of both Great Bay and Little Bay. It's a short climb up some gravel and rock roads from t...  more »
  • Part of a fascinating tour by Seagrape tours of both islands. We recommend this tour. Graet view of the bay from this fort.  more »
  • Climbed to the fort but would recommend doing this early in the morning as it was close to 90 by the time we started around 11 AM. But its worth it in any case just for the views. While we were walkin...  more »
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  • A fort with free access. The view is actually on the bay but from low altitude. You can try using cannons to shoot at moored ships.
  • Fort Amsterdam is a nice easy place to visit with some great views. You need to drive through the Divi resort which is a bit strange, but then it is a short walk to the fort. Hurricane Irma did a number on the touristy parts of it so there are no facilities, but the fort walls and cannons are still there and the view in three directions is spectacular.
  • Beautiful place with a gorgeous view over the bay... worth a visit! Hint: is accessible via luxury complexe, just talk to the gate man and he will tell you how to walk.
  • Closed for general public, there is supposed to be some kind of restoration/renovation, however, it is most likely years that this fort has not been touched. Great views of the cruisers coming to Sint Maarten, there is not much to be seen here, except for the few cannons, ruined central house, and some holes that were used as a storage.
  • Get a sense of history over hundreds of years here.
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