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Address: Happy Valley Rd., Hamilton, Bermuda
Phone Number: +1 441-292-1234
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Built in the 1870s to protect the Royal Naval Dockyard, this fort now...

Built in the 1870s to protect the Royal Naval Dockyard, this fort now provides spectacular views of the bustling city of Hamilton and its harbor.

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Lunch time stroll ...

Fort Hamilton is an easy walk from downtown Hamilton. It over looks the city and the harbour, and has a dramatic view from the ramparts. Go east on Victoria Street, take the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Hamilton is an easy walk from downtown Hamilton. It over looks the city and the harbour, and has a dramatic view from the ramparts. Go east on Victoria Street, take the stairs up the hill at the end of the street, and continue along Happy Valley Road. The fortress entrance is deceptively nondescript on your right, about 200m up... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a walk in the past as I pasted though caverns and gardens of magnificent floral arrangements. the fort its self allowed me to walk in the past and see and imagine even more of what is would have been like to be in the time when the fort was functioning and protecting the beautiful island of Bermuda. this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're always keen to tick off a number of tourist spots when visiting a city or town and Fort Hamilton is definitely worth a visit and climb up the hill! We had a buggy so it made the journey more of an effort but the views at the top of the Fort looking over Hamilton and the harbour were magnificent.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a fort, it's in a high hill with almost 360 views so you am see a lot of the island. There are signs that describe the history and areas you are looking at if life at the fort. There are a couple of smaller gardens within the fort space which itself is one big garden park. Peaceful ambiance and... More 

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Unicoi, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed spending a quiet couple of hours touring Fort Hamilton. Looks over Bermuda's beauty and landscape. You can take a picnic lunch and relax. The grounds are manicured perfectly. Lots of old cannon's for kids to play on.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was originally there in 1981. Went back inJuly 0f 2016. I was killing time while waiting for my daughter to finish work. It was extremely hot that day but the walk through the mat was cool and beautiful. The views from the top are stunning.

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bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're in hamilton this is the perfect spot to visit. There's a bit of a walk to get up the hill to the entrance but it's worth it. Panoramic views of the island, old Bermuda history complete with gun emplacements, under ground bunkers and a deep moat that has been turned into a beautiful arboretum. beautifully manicured gardens and... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We try to stop by here every time we're in Bermuda. It's about a 15 minute walk from Front Street, and well worth the walk. The grounds are beautiful, with great views of the harbor. The moat is the highlight, a tropical forest which circumnavigates the fort. There are also many tunnels to explore, and some out buildings. One of... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Well maintained. Easy walk inside the fort and it has really nice views of the water. Not very friendly for wheelchairs, be audit the stairs, but most places in Bermuda haven't been accessible either.

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Thank Mipmip19
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Firstly, this attraction was free. My wife and I took a taxi to it. The fort was never actually commissioned, but is still gorgeous. It dated back to the 1860's. If you are a history buff, this place is for you. If you are a photography buff, this place is for you because it is filled with beautiful plants and... More 

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