5 Sights in Fort-de-France, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Fort-de-France, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Fort-de-France, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Fort-de-France

1. Feu à secteurs du Fort Saint-Louis

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Fort Saint Louis is a seaside fortress in Fort-de-France, Martinique. The present-day fort has evolved from earlier strongholds that were erected on the site as early as 1638, and has been known in previous incarnations as Fort Royal and Fort de la Republique. The modern-day Fort Saint Louis is both an active naval base and a listed historic site of France. There are daily tours of the fort, though the portion that is still a naval base is off-limits.

Wikipedia: Fort Saint Louis (Martinique) (EN)

2. Fort-de-France Cathedral

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St. Louis Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral located in Martinique, an overseas department of France. It was built in the late 19th-century in the Romanesque Revival style and serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fort-de-France. The church is situated in the downtown area of the capital Fort-de-France, at the intersection of rue Victor Schœlcher and rue Blénac.

Wikipedia: St. Louis Cathedral, Fort-de-France (EN)

3. Statue de l'Impératrice Joséphine Monument

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A statue of the Empress Joséphine was installed in Fort-de-France, Martinique, from 1859 until 2020. It commemorated Empress Joséphine, who was born on Martinique, and was commissioned by her grandson Napoleon III from the sculptor Gabriel Vital Dubray. In 2020 it was destroyed by activists during the George Floyd protests.

Wikipedia: Statue of the Empress Joséphine (EN)

4. Fort Tartenson

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Fort Tartenson

Fort Tartenson is the last military fort built in Fort-de-France during the nineteenth century. Its name comes from a family originally from the Basses-Alpes who settled in Martinique during the seventeenth century. It offers panoramic views of the city of Fort-de-France.

Wikipedia: Fort Tartenson (FR)

5. Villa Primerose

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Villa Primerose was a colonial house located in Fort-de-France in the department of Martinique in France. Built in 1906, it was one of the many colonial-style houses on the road to Didier. It was listed as a historical monument in 2004 and destroyed by fire in 2014.

Wikipedia: Villa Primerose (FR)


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