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Fort de Windt

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really cool!

So much fun! So old, and so cool! The fort has awesome plaques and signage explaining the great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diamond City, AB
Real cannons

Quiet little fort overlooking the strait between Statia and St. Kitts against a magnificent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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St. Eustatius
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much fun! So old, and so cool! The fort has awesome plaques and signage explaining the great significance that Fort de Windt held in it's prime, especially in aiding the USA in the Revolutionary War. Super fun to walk around and see the cannons...More

Thank Lie54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet little fort overlooking the strait between Statia and St. Kitts against a magnificent backdrop of the White Walls

Thank jacq045
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This isn't an activity that will take too long to see. It lies a the southernmost end of whitewall road. Offers amazing views of St Kitts and Nevis

Thank brett w
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I visited early in the morning before diving. The fort was open and I explored at leisure. I thought it was very well-preserved, with some interesting architectural details. There were few interpretative signs so I looked up its history on-line later. Perhaps if I had...More

1  Thank Manatee4Me
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

You can see Saint Kits from this location. It is a great place to take pictures. Also, allows you to see all the wealthy houses on the road.

1  Thank Snasha
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Nice heritage. Quite place to relax have a picnic or out with family and friends. Cool to see what they had to endure long time ago to protect the island. A must see when on St. Eustatius.

1  Thank Ethuriel N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Interesting history. Be sure to take comfortable walking shoes, water and sunscreen. Walk to the church and graveyard.

1  Thank brokerdt1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A wonderful place to walk through, with helpful staff and interesting information available (tourism office is in here).

1  Thank lisadramsey
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It was very enjoyable to take a walk through the old Dutch fort, The facilities are in good shape. Some amazing American history here as well. St. Eustatius was once the mercantile capital of the world during the height of Caribbean piracy and the intrigues...More

Thank Chip L
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is from this place thet St Eustatius wa sthe first place in the world to recognize the USA as an independant state/ Around the fort there are several memorial plaques describing how this took place at the time. The view from the fort is...More

Thank Binkievan
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