Fort George is located on the crest of a ridge over 1,000 feet above Port of Spain. Built by the British in 1804, all approaches to the capital were monitored and commanded from this fort. In addition to providing protection for the city, the fort was used as a safe place for merchants to deposit books and cash in the event of an invasion. Today, the fort is a popular site, with the presence of some well-preserved relics, including cannons and look-out stations. The grounds of the fort are beautifully landscaped with picnic facilities and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy perhaps the most spectacular view of the city and its environs.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Sports and the Outdoors
- Nearest Train: Hart Street (taxi)