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    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

Christiansted NHS-Gem of the Caribbean

No place in the Caribbean still demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site.  Come wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean's few urban parks- it is a unique experience that you will never forget.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Fort Christianvaern

Fort Christiansvaern (“Christian’s Defense”) was named in honor of King Christian VI of Denmark and Norway. Its design was based on standardized European military architecture and it took hundreds of enslaved Africans and Danish Military 11 years to build.