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Fort Karl, Gustavia

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  • Fort Karl built in 1787 was one of the three forts that overlooked Gustavia during Swedish times, along with Forts Gustav and Octav. It was located on a small hill. You have access to the former fort....  more
    Fort Karl built in 1787 was one of the three forts that overlooked Gustavia during Swedish times, along with Forts Gustav and Octav. It was located on a small hill. You have access to the former fort....  more »
  • Nothing much is left of the Fort and the views while nice are nowhere close to what the Gustavia Lighthouse offers, in my personal opinion. The best view while "on the fort" are of the Shell Beach... 
    Nothing much is left of the Fort and the views while nice are nowhere close to what the Gustavia Lighthouse offers, in my personal opinion. The best view while "on the fort" are of the Shell Beach...  more »
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  • Just a short climb up some steep stairs to the top. Wonderful views of Shell Beach and Gustavia. Not much of a fort any more.
  • Fun, short hike with a payoff in the form of stunning views of Gustavia and the sea. The signs identifying plants (and their characteristics) are a great touch.

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