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 visitors to this area of Trinidad and Tobago will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. If you'd like to book your stay near Fort Picton , you'll find a decent selection of booking options in the area.

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

This is a good area to be in for visitors of this historical site, because you'll find an impressive spread lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The most nearby place to eat is Mario's City Gate, which serves Italian food. Also within a short distance, you and your party will encounter eateries including Mario's Independence Square and KFC Independence Square where you and your group can eat some American fare and enjoy the Trinidad and Tobago scene.


Contact Information

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


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