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Monk's Hill

(Also Known As Fort George), English Harbour, Antigua
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well preserved

Go have a look you will enjoy it but you don't need long unto 35-45 mins should do. Parking can be... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Daveb0364
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Bedale
This is a beautiful island full of history1

This was another stop on our island tour and we just loved it! Full of history and beauty.....the... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
christmas152
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Yonkers, New York
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Also known as Fort George, this fort was built in 1689 to defend the British settlers against invasions from the French and the Arawak indians.
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29 Apr 2018
“well preserved”
29 Mar 2018
“This is a beautiful island full of history1”
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(Also Known As Fort George), English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Go have a look you will enjoy it but you don't need long unto 35-45 mins should do. Parking can be an issue. some lovely well preserved old buildings

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

This was another stop on our island tour and we just loved it! Full of history and beauty.....the walking about is a little tricky so do be careful. great photo opportunities....we highly recommend a stop here!

Thank christmas152
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

So we were walking around and asked someone about these pillars and got the history - well worth asking someone ( local )

Thank BillCamp
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

As we were staying in a rental on Monk's Hill, we decided to take a walk up to the top and are so glad we did. Wonderful views over the harbors and interesting ruins from the old fort. The hike can be quite steep at...More

1  Thank djenah79
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

My wife, daughter, and I hiked this from our rental property about halfway up. Took about 30-45 minutes to walk up. The view at the top can't be beat. You can see pretty much all of the island with the exception of the western side...More

Thank Danny806
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

Fort George was one of the first fortifications on the island and judging by the length of the curtain wall, it's still one of the largest. It's a bit of a trek - there are a couple of driveable roads that deteriorate into tracks that...More

2  Thank Maltinmehipflask
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the many forts on Antigua used for sending signals and warnings of attack by sea back in the day

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Reviewed April 4, 2014

I love going hiking so if you liek hiking, def go hiking to monks hill. PErfect view of english harbour.

Thank Travel-Freaks-1988
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

when we decided to visit Monk's Hill which should have really been a hike as opposed to a JEEP trip. We never realized how rough the ride was going to be until we were half way up. Because we chose to watch the sunset from...More

1  Thank Paul Sylvia N
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

We traveled up to Monks Hill making it almost to top in our car. We had a short 600 meter walk to the top. Wearing good foot wear is recommended twenty minutes gets you to the top. This site is superb you can enjoy a...More

3  Thank Ivo1949
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