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The 'Gibraltar of the West Indies', this massive fortress on a limestone hilltop rises nearly 800 feet above sea level.
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All reviews brimstone hill audio tour short video world heritage site steep steps a small gift shop great history history buff love history views are spectacular winding road worth the climb worth the trip take your time entrance fee well worth the visit lots of history
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the place to ourselves on a beautiful day ahead of the recent hurricane that passed through south of Nevis. It was a first for us, from a history point, of understanding St. Kitts relationship with England and some of the mistreatment and such....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 days ago

been to St. Kitts twice and have visited the fortress both times. Love the history and the little store..lol If you have the time and are interested in local history you will enjoy the visit

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting to review some our shared history, although not all.of it particularly glorious! Worth having the audio guide and following its route in your own time. You could spend from 1 1/2 hours to half a day here as there's plenty to look at, beautiful...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great stop on an island tour. Step back in time and see history come to life. Start with a quick video, climb steps to the top and experience a glimpse of daily life in the fort. Breath taking views. Small, well-stocked gift shop and...More

Thank 803sandy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did a fantastic tour of St Kitts, and this place was definitely the highlight! The view from the top of the fortress was spectacular and it was so easy to imagine the battles of colonial times.

Thank AussieChad
Reviewed 1 week ago

What would you like to see? An old and well kept fort? Interesting exhibits about the history of the fort and the nation? A beautiful view from a high vantage point? Brimstone Hill offers all of these things. There are a few steps to get...More

Thank TravelerTP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took over 100 years to build. Slaves carved, lugged and laid each stone. The long, winding road to the top of the hill is interesting. The stone gates leave inches on either side of the mirrors of the Island Tour Bus that we took from...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved! Loved! Loved! The views were breathtaking and the history was fascinating! I truly could have spent the entire day instead of the brief 45 minutes we had during our excursion! There was a small cafe area with delicious hamburgers and fries made to order....More

Thank Kandice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love history so this was a great experience for me. It is definitely a neat tour and great views for pictures.

Thank Guy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Brimstone Hill, the view would allow people to see for miles! Great reason to build a fort here. We viewed the short film, exited through the gift shop and then walked up the hill. Great photo ops.

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Lynne G
16 December 2017|
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Response from russpei | Reviewed this property |
I would either take an excursion or get off the ship and at the end of the pier get a tour or taxi. The sit is far end of island and way up a hill, mountain, so give yourself enough time to get back to the ship. I would... More
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Dana G
3 July 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
They have noch nice beaches there. Only at the fregatte bay. Ca 30 Minutes with the taxi direkt east
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MattL3324
7 May 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
You are just by the top.
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