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    Christiansted

    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

Things To Do

Fort Christianvaern is itself a large-scale outdoor exhibit. The main structure together with the other historic buildings interpret the height of Danish occupation. You are welcome to tour the Fort with a self-guided brochure. The Steeple Building is also available for viewing.

Did You Know?

View of Fort Christianvaern from Christiansted Harbor

The Danes found and built upon the ruins of French village called Bassin, (“the harbor”) which dated from 1665. The new town was named Christiansted in honor of King Christian VI of Denmark-Norway.