Where history comes to life
St. Kitts’ capital, Basseterre, is perfect for walking tours and photo opportunities. This bustling city is known for having some of the finest examples of Caribbean architecture in the West Indies as well as beautiful parks, monuments and public areas. At the center of town is The Circus/Berkley Memorial, a well-known landmark modeled after the British Piccadilly Circus in London and surrounded by restaurants, local shops and businesses. Nearby, Independence Square is a monument in honor of the island’s independence from Great Britain and features lavish gardens. Another popular site is St. George’s Anglican Church, originally built in 1670 by the French with tombstones dating back to the early 1700s.