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The Circus

Bay Road Bank Street Fort Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.
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Bay Road Bank Street Fort Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only able to do a quick drive by while on a tour but it was enough to tell us we need to go back and take it all in

Thank deladypilot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I walked the downtown area having arrived in St. Kitts on a cruise ship (Celebrity Summit). There is a very touristy shopping area straight off the ship which leads to 'The Circus' - a roundabout / rotary in the downtown area. The...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice clock tower in the middle of a roundabout, nice to say you saw it. The streets around it are dirty and busy so get the shot and go. Using a map this location is central to go to other sites.

Thank russpei
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The main focus of Basseterre town centre is the Circus, a roundabout inspired by London’s Piccadilly Circus. The central point is identified by a large green clock tower, the Victorian-styled Berkeley Memorial Clock. The circus is surrounded by old quaint buildings, some housing and several...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A bit odd feature for a Caribbean island, but knowing its history and connection to England, it is understandable to have a feature of England. I am sure the early setters desired a bit of old England in their new home.

Thank Davistravels
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Victorian clock dominates the centre of the town. The town is fairly well maintained by Caribbean standards and there are not some many street traders as in many other of the Caribbean ports, which is refreshing.

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pretty cool place for pics and has that English feel to it. Come for the photos as there is not much else around except the port

Thank joeduarte1978
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The Circus was beautiful, but I also enjoyed walked around the town and soaking up St. Kitts culture.

1  Thank kayleescastle
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Enjoyed taking a walk through the downtown area, sidewalks (or walking areas) are a bit narrow and uneven, but still part of the charm of these old towns and ports, easy to get around and safe, no one pestering you as you walk, and they...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We enjoyed going into town and seeing this but it wasn't spectacular. I did love the downtown and felt very safe.

1  Thank GCL97
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Response from Michael A K | Reviewed this property |
Eating out is a personal thing. There are a lot of different restaurants in and around Basseterre, St. Kitts, which do breakfasts and lunches. My wife and I had a wonderful inexpensive lunch at the Ballahoo Restaurant in the... More