St. Croix Sights

Fort Christiansvaern

  • Hospital St. Map It
  • Christiansted
  • Historic District/Site
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

The large yellow fortress dominates the waterfront. Because it's so easy to spot, it makes a good place to begin a walking tour. In 1749 the Danish built the fort to protect the harbor, but the structure was repeatedly damaged by hurricane-force winds and had to be partially rebuilt in 1771. It's now a national historic site, the best preserved of the few remaining Danish-built forts in the Virgin Islands. The park's visitor center is here. Rangers are on hand to answer questions. Your paid admission also includes the Steeple Building.

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Hospital St., Christiansted, Saint Croix, 00820, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Published 01/10/2017


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