Brimstone Hill Fortress – A World Heritage Site
Photo By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
April 30, 2012 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts’ Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park has been listed as one of the 10 must see places in the Caribbean.
Caribbean Cultural Editor, Nick Marshall listed the fortress first in his BellaOnline article.
“A UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 1690s. A fortified citadel that marks St. Kitts’ importance as a strategic island during the naval wars between the French and the British,” wrote Marshall.
He declared it is “beautifully preserved with majestic views over the neighboring islands.”
The other places listed are Castillo San Felipe del Morro, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Pitons, St. Lucia; Shoal Bay Beach, Anguilla; The Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands; Punda, Willemstad, Curacao; English Harbour, Antigua; Maho Beach, St. Maarten; Malecon in Havana, Cuba and El Faro a Colon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.