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99 Steps, Charlotte Amalie
Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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. Arrange to visit 99 Steps and other attractions in Charlotte Amalie using our Charlotte Amalie vacation generator.
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We had a wonderful visit./tour at the 99 steps. It is very difficult for anyone that has knee or back problems but still worth the climb. Everyone was super friendly and shared with us the stories of ... read more »
Wow! I thought I was in shape until I had to climb back up the steps. We counted them and it was either 102 or 103 unless we were just that tired....lol At the top looking down it was beautiful. A mus... read more »
Its nice thing to see if your doing a historic tour of Charlotte Amalie. And it also leads up to the blackbeards castle tour. Is a stand alone attraction their are plenty of other things to do on ST T... read more »
U guys need to see dis place it is awesome .wen I went up da steps I thought I wouldn't reach bit once u geh to da top it's breathtaking
Great views of Charlotte Amalie town and harbour!
Worth the walk up. Stop half way for a Banana Daiquiri
This is a nice photo spot, but as the name says, it's a lot of steps.
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