99 Steps, Charlotte Amalie

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#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in St. Thomas
Ascend 99 Steps, the landmark step street of charming Charlotte Amalie. The street, which actually contains 103 steps, is just one of dozens that rise up the hill from the harbor area. Dating back to the 18th century, the steps were built with bricks used as ballast on the Danish merchant ships that visited the harbor. Enjoy the picturesque climb surrounded by flowering gardens; at the top, reap your rewards with a scenic view of the sea and harbor below. Put 99 Steps and other Charlotte Amalie attractions into our Charlotte Amalie vacation planning app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • In the heart of downtown St Thomas shopping area, are the 99 steps up to Blackbeards Castle as well as other nice views of the island. Steps are old so be mindful of how you walk. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • Nice walk up the hill for taking Pictures from houses, gardens, animals flowers and landscape. Most of the Buildings are still closed due to the storm damage but anyway it's worth.  more »
  • The 99 steps may as well be 199, for combining the heat, humidity and dizzying sheer uphill incline, vertigo most certainly will set in. Along the way too, because of the hurricanes that hit the area ...  more »
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