Fort George

Fort George was built in 1804 by Sir Thomas Hislop to protect the city from Napoleon's naval fleet. Today, it looks over the beautiful city of St. James and offers it's visitors a spectacular view of the Gulf of Paria.

Staying Close

Fort George is located in Port of Spain, so those staying in this region of Trinidad and Tobago will have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. If you want to book your stay close to this historical site, you'll find a fair number of booking options in the area.

Hotels near Fort George
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Royal Palm Suite Hotel Hotel -- --
Kapok Hotel Hotel 1.8 mi. (2.5 km) SE
Courtyard by Marriott Port of Spain Hotel 2.0 mi. (0.2 km) S
Chancellor Hotel Hotel -- --
Normandie Hotel -- --
Hotel Par May Las Inn Hotel 2.3 mi. (2.0 km) SE
Inn At 87 B & B 2.4 mi. (2.1 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this historic site; you can find a wide variety of dining options in this general area. Mario's West Mall, which plates up Italian dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. Jardin Restaurant and Upper Crust Patisserie Ltd. are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Upper Crust Patisserie Ltd. you and your companions will want to try a bite of French cuisine and experience the flavors of Trinidad and Tobago.


Operating Hours

Fort George is open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.


If you need to know the price of admission, dial up Fort George before your visit to find out how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (868) 639-3970

Location: 84 Fort St., Port of Spain, Trinidad


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