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Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society)
Unesco World heritage since: 1999
Size of heritage: 15 ha
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is an outstanding, well-preserved example of 17th- and 18th-century military architecture in a Caribbean context. Designed by the British and built by African slave labour, the fortress is testimony to European colonial expansion, the African slave trade and the emergence of new societies in the Caribbean.
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Medium airport - 44 mi (71 km) Codrington Airport
Small airport - 48 mi (78 km) La Désirade Airport
Small airport - 73 mi (118 km) St-François Airport
Small airport - 76 mi (122 km) John A. Osborne Airport
Medium airport - 78 mi (126 km) Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet
Medium airport - 79 mi (127 km) Vance W. Amory International Airport
Medium airport - 95 mi (153 km) Baillif Airport
Small airport - 100 mi (161 km) Princess Juliana International Airport
Large airport - 137 mi (221 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Cotton Ground
- Dieppe Bay Town
- Fig Tree
- Market Shop
- Middle Island
- Monkey Hill
- Nicola Town
- Saint John's
- Saint Paul's
- Saint Peters
- Sandy Point Town
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.