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Address: Bay Road Bank Street Fort Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s...

The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.

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Full Island Panoramic Tour of St Kitts
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Walking Tour Through Basseterre
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Panoramic Sightseeing Tour of St Kitts

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Nice Old Large Clock in Middle of Round About, of Downtown Area, Short Walk from Cruise Port

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... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Rod B
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San Jose, California
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Toronto
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Hamptons, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
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 the locals are friendly and courteous. The Clock (The Circus) is a short walk if... More 

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Bonavista, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Basseterre for one day from our cruise ship, a short walk from the terminal into old town centre was the circus with a lovely old central clock with some nice old buildings with character around also to the left a few minutes away was independence square a little worn but nice and peaceful with beautiful church as the... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Characterful centre of the capital where culturally popular buildings abound. Well worth a visit and it is not too far out of the way - it's a place to be wandered throughout. Fantastically colourful throughout - go see it and experience the true character if the island.

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Circus is dominated by an impressive Victorian Clock in the middle of the round about. At one time in its past it also served as a water fountain.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

In the center of town across from the Museum, this is a traffic circle representation of Big Ben. Small shops and restaurants surround the town center. Tour and taxi operators abound there.

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Strathdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This once was a true centre, the collection of garish, seen on every Caribbean island tourist shops now built between the town and the cruise ship terminal detracts from what was a proud structure in pride of place. It remains fine as a feature, sad the surrounds have changed.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is where you see real culture of St Kitts. There is not much in the way of shops or sites that visitors would want to see but it does have the historic clock and at that round about is where you can also acquire a taxi. $12 to the Marriott in cash each way for a taxi.

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