Other than the language difference, this landmark is the only indication that this island is actually two nations. The two nations were formed in 1648 and the monument built in 1948 celebrating 300 years of peace between the two nations.
At the Border Obelisk, visitors can walk around the monuments which marks the official border that splits the two countries, as well as several national flags.
Consider staying in Marigot if you plan on visiting Border Obelisk, as those visiting this area of St. Martin will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. There are plenty of hotels within range of Border Obelisk.
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One nearby coastline that does entice many historic site patrons, is Baie de Marigot.
With no official opening hours, it is recommended that tourists visit only during daylight hours.
There is no charge for visitors to check out the Border Obelisk.
Location: Marigot, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
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