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The Circus

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The heart of Charlestown was modeled – and named – after London’s Piccadilly Circus.
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Bay Road Bank Street Fort Street, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the places I was looking forward to see , the clock is a show of the British past but that is it , just the clock . The stores and restaurants are not for tourist they are for the locals ....More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Basseterre is not specially a very picturesque and tourist attraction therefore there are a fee place of mention and this one is one of them. Colonial clock is a pretty square with a few interesting shops and restaurants

Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Circus is a busy commercial area just a block from Port Zante and the cruise ships. Many shops, restaurants, bars etc.. Good place to start to see more of the real St Kitts. In the center of the Circus circle is a clock built...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This iconic clock in the heart of Basseterre, St. Kitts is a magnet for those who want to capture memories.

Thank carlislep2017
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Within easy walking distance of Port Zanté. Not much to see once you're there, but the clock tower is quaint.

Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Having made several trips to London, I was familiar with what to expect from something called ‘circus’. The intricate clock tower was interesting and historic. This is in the middle of the historic part of town.

Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I can't say I was impressed by this "attraction". It's a nice enough memorial but I wouldn't go out of your way to see it.

Thank degsy7
Reviewed 24 April 2018

To my wife and me, this was an extremely average looking traffic circle with the Berkley Memorial in the center. We didn't see anything that captured our interest while we walked through it as part of our self-guided walking tour of Basseterre after our scenic...More

Thank JohnE399
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This place was supposedly going to be a copy of Piccadilly Circus in London... We passed it on our tour and later came back to see it again on our way back

Thank 11KarenS
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is in the heart of historic Basseterre. Several roads meet at this junction. It is the Berkeley Memorial Clock. It pays homage to the former president of St. Kitts’ Legislative Assembly, Thomas Berkeley. As a local, I visit this spot all the time. This...More

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Response from Michael A K | Reviewed this property |
Eating out is a personal thing. There are a lot of different restaurants in and around Basseterre, St. Kitts, which do breakfasts and lunches. My wife and I had a wonderful inexpensive lunch at the Ballahoo Restaurant in the... More