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Top-10 landmarks of Basseterre, St. Kitts by CruiseBe

5 minutes read • January 11th, 2018
You can find the beautiful town of Basseterre on the island of Saint Kitts, a part of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. It is one of the most important ports of the Leeward Islands. Besides, it’s among the oldest settlements throughout the Eastern Caribbean.

Numerous attractions in St. Kitts

and its capital won’t leave anyone indifferent since colonial past can be seen and felt in every corner of the city and the entire island. Here you’ll find some unique atmosphere and incredible flavor penetrating all details.
Let’s check the list of the Top-10 landmarks of Basseterre, St. Kitts by CruiseBe!

1. Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park St Kitts

This well-preserved fortress is a spectacular example of the eternity and invincibility. Being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the place offers you to travel back in time and see the history of the island with your own eyes. Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is definitely a must-see on St. Kitts.

2. Basseterre Co-Cathedral of Immaculate Conception
Basseterre Co-Cathedral of Immaculate Conception St Kitts


To see the island’s soul, you should visit this wonderful Roman Catholic Church. Its cozy, peaceful interior leads one to think about beautiful and nice things.

3. Frigate Bay
Frigate Bay St Kitts


It is the point where one of the most popular beaches of St. Kitts is situated. It’s ready to show you fantastic views, share its gentle sun and clear waters with everyone, and excite its guests with a great variety of beach and water sports.

4. Mount Liamuiga
Mount Liamuiga St Kitts

Mount Liamuiga, St. Kitts by nathanmac87/Flickr/CC BY 2.0

The best way to explore the island is to take a bird's eye view of it. The best place to do that is the peak of Mount Liamuiga. Dotted with small villages, covered with thick rainforest, overlooking the Caribbean, this mountain will let you see how astonishing our world is.

5. St. George's Anglican Church
St. George's Anglican Church St Kitts

St. George's Anglican Church, St. Kitts by J. Stephen Conn/Wiki/CC BY-SA 1.0

It is another lovely church of Basseterre attracting with its fascinating architecture. It’s like a separate little world welcoming everyone regardless of his religious preferences.

6. Nevis Peak
Nevis Peak


How about conquering a potentially active volcano on the island of Nevis? With hot springs, virgin nature, and breath-taking views? However, you should remember that it is a real challenge only for the bravest ones, and you should conquer the volcano only with an experienced guide!

7. Independence Square
Independence Square St Kitts
Independence Square, St. Kitts by Gertjan R./Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0

It is the very heart of the city, and it’s a perfect place to walk, rest, watch, and to think.

8. Berkeley Memorial
Berkeley Memorial St Kitts

Berkeley Memorial, St. Kitts by Roger W/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

It’s just impossible to miss this old clock. Almost all roads of the city lead to it. Besides, there are a lot of shops, cafes, and cheerful local citizens around the monument. This visit will be not only the educational one but also very useful and funny.

9. Pinney's Beach
Pinney's Beach Nevis

Pinney's Beach, Nevis by ToddonFlickr/Flickr/CC BY 2.0

Can you imagine heaven on earth? It’s an endless strip of white sand, brilliant clear water, and fantastic scenery, isn’t it? Well, you can find it here – near Charlestown on the island of Nevis.

10. Verchild's Peak
This mountain situated almost in the center of St. Kitts provides excellent opportunities to explore flora and fauna of the island, to discover its nooks, and admire strikingly beautiful views.
 
Your St. Kitts adventure will be full of surprises, impressions, and memories! Have a nice trip!

You can also check the list of the Top-10 landmarks of Tortola by CruiseBe.

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