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.
About 99 Steps
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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.
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 in recent times, debris and damage remnants precipitously dangle...More
Visit the beautiful Steps and some of the original homes of St Thomas. Lovely views! Good exercise as well!
Took a cab to blackbeards castle from phantasea botanical gardens. Only open on Tuesday and Wednesday when cruise ships are in port. Tours are around 9 or 3/4 pm only. Gates are locked shut in between those times and you can't see anything unless you...More
Great place to view - beautiful fauna. Quick.....talk the trip down the steps. An easy way to say you walked 99 steps...which is actually 103!!!
You can walk the steps (actually 103) pretty quickly. You should wear sturdy shoes because the steps are uneven and the railings pretty rickety. I would have loved to see a historical marker explaining the history. I read about it online.