Fort Picton

Built by the British in 1797 fearing an imminent invasion by France or Spain, Fort Picton was the solution. The island's governor hoped that this single fort would be enough to hold off the other European empires.


Visitors to the site will be able to explore all that is left of Fort Picton. In addition to the stone walls and many rooms, the fort includes some impressive views of the city.

Staying Close

The vicinity of Port of Spain is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Picton , because guests staying in this area of Trinidad and Tobago will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. There is a respectable amount of hotels in the community around this facility.

Hotels near Fort Picton
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Duke's Guest House Hotel -- --
Hyatt Regency Trinidad Hotel -- --
Radisson Hotel Trinidad Hotel -- --
Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre Hotel -- --
Forty Winks Inn B & B -- --
Inn At 87 B & B -- --
Melbourne Inn Trinidad Guest house -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite viewing this historic site, you're in luck, since you'll discover a plentiful supply of local dining spots in the general vicinity. Mario's City Gate, which offers Italian meals, is very close-by, making it a great option for patrons here. Also within reach, you and your companions will come across eateries such as Mario's Independence Square and KFC Independence Square where you and your group can sample American cuisine and experience the Trinidad and Tobago culture.


Contact Information

Location: Laventille, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad


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