St. Thomas Sights

Fort Christian

  • Waterfront Hwy. Map It
  • Charlotte Amalie

Published 09/15/2015

Fodor's Review

St. Thomas's oldest standing structure, this remarkable building was built between 1672 and 1680 and now has U.S. National Landmark status. Over the years, it was used as a jail, governor's residence, town hall, courthouse, and church. In 2005, a multimillion-dollar renovation project started to stabilize the structure and halt centuries of deterioration. The fort re-opened for public tours in 2014. Inside you can visit the inner courtyard and rooms, and from the outside, you can see the four renovated faces of the famous 19th-century clock tower.

Sight Information

Address:

Waterfront Hwy., east of shopping district, Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Phone:

340-774–5541

Published 09/15/2015

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