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Fort Christiansvaern

Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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You Have to See This Fort

This is a great place to see an old fort with cannons, etc. The views are great, too. Children can... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
cigarmac
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Virginia
Get Some History

Just a great place to visit and to find out more about Christiansted and St. Croix. Self paced... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Bob C
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great place to see an old fort with cannons, etc. The views are great, too. Children can run around and let off energy. If you are into geocaching then there is one here! Use your GPS coordinates and the hint to find...More

Thank cigarmac
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Just a great place to visit and to find out more about Christiansted and St. Croix. Self paced tour, but others are there to help you or to answer questions. Good place to start your St. Croix vacation.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

For $3 apiece, adults can visit this historical site and get a feel for the island's history. Tour is "self-guided" from a binder available when you come in.

Thank Craig71188
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lots of history. Very old architecture and plaques to read in different spots. A nice way to spend an afternoon. Boats to see. Huge fish to see right off the boardwalk along the way. Many nice outdoor cafes to eat at and quaint little shops...More

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Fort Christiansvaern is a very interesting place to visit. It is full of history. Take plenty of time to read all the plaques and articles. It's worth the time spent.

Thank terol3822
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A self guided tour of the fort that tells you the History of St. Croix and its culture as well as what is happening today to the city. It is a U.S, National park and free entry for Seniors with a National Park Pass. It...More

Thank nosmokegranny
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We did this, as well as downtown area, as a 1/2 day trip from The Buccaneer resort. The self guided tour was very informative about the history of the island. The downtown area had nice shops, places to eat right on the water all with...More

Thank 2golfers2015
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The fort is overlooking the amazing blue Caribbean. It is a great walk, interesting, and also has outdoor tables and chairs for picnics.

Thank LookingForOurHome
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Fort is interesting and it's self-guided tour connects you to the other historical sites in the immediate area. You can get a quick insight into the shipping trade in the 1700'sin St. Croix.

Thank GeoChemProf
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Very interesting with beautiful views of the harbor. Enjoyed learning the history of the island. Admission was only 3.00 and worth it. Not crowded at all.

Thank Valpgirl
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Rainier A
30 September 2016|
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Response from Diana_in_VA | Reviewed this property |
A cost is listed at the entrance, but at the time we were there no one was working! I don't remember how much.
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Steve W
24 April 2016|
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Response from Dawn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the story is in the Fort, and there is information also on a wall in the customs building across the street, where the information booth is. Quite an interesting story of young Alexander Hamilton! Much of the story... More
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