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Discover Kingstown in British Virgin Islands

Kingstown in the region of British Virgin Islands (general) is a town located in British Virgin Islands close to Road Town , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kingstown is now 04:08 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Tortola " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Fort-de-France, The Valley, Basseterre, Roseau, and St. John's. When in this area, you might want to check out Fort-de-France . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kingstown ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Interesting facts about this location


Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands that form part of the archipelago of the Virgin Islands. Local tradition recounts that Christopher Columbus named it Tortola, meaning "land of the Turtle Dove". Columbus named the island Santa Ana. The later Dutch settled and called it Ter Tholen, after a coastal island forming part of the west coast of the Netherlands. When the British took over, they altered the name to its present-day Tortola.

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Located at 18.42 -64.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Former English colonies, Islands of the British Virgin Islands

St. Phillip's Church

St. Phillip's Church in the Kingston area of Tortola in British Virgin Islands is claimed by local historians to be the oldest free black church in the Americas. It was built for a community of freed slaves during the early nineteenth century. Despite the historical and cultural importance of the building, it has fallen into dilapidation and near ruin in recent times. It is sometimes referred to locally as the African Church.

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Located at 18.42 -64.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Christianity in the British Virgin Islands, Church buildings in the Caribbean, Former buildings and structures of the British Virgin Islands, Ruins in the British Virgin Islands

Road Harbour

Road Harbour located in Road Town is the commercial seaport of the British Virgin Islands. There are a number of smaller marinas around the harbour such as the Road Reef Marina and the Fort Burt Marina, an overnight small boat anchorage, customs and immigration offices. Inter island ferries stop at the ferry dock on the NW edge of Road Harbour next to Customs. Road Harbour is deep and large enough to handle many of the cruise ships that make Tortola a port of call.

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Located at 18.43 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in the British Virgin Islands, Ports and harbours

A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground

The A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground is a multi-use stadium in Road Town, British Virgin Islands. It is currently used mostly for football matches and usually hosts the British Virgin Islands national football team's games. The stadium holds 3,000 people. The ground has also been used as a venue for cricket matches, with the first recorded cricket match played there in 1988 between a Combined Virgin Islands and Nevis.

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Located at 18.43 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Cricket grounds in the West Indies, Football venues in the British Virgin Islands, National stadiums

Fort Charlotte, Tortola

Fort Charlotte is a fort built on Harrigan's Hill (above Macnamara), Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The fort was named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who was the wife of King George III. The fort was built by the British Royal Engineers in 1794 at an elevation of approximately 947 feet over Road Town. However, it was constructed on top of an earlier wooden stockade believed to have been originally erected by the privateer Joost van Dyk to act as a lookout post.

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Located at 18.41 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Former buildings and structures of the British Virgin Islands, Forts in the British Virgin Islands, History of the British Virgin Islands, Ruins in the British Virgin Islands