• Blackbeard's Castle / Skytsborg Tower
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Blackbeard's Castle / Skytsborg Tower

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Attractions near Cruise Port - St. Thomas: Although the pirate Blackbeard most likely never set foot on St. Thomas, he is something of a patron anti-saint. The center of this attraction, Skytsborg Tower, was used as a military lookout in...  Read More
St. Thomas' Best Attractions: Although the pirate Blackbeard most likely never set foot on St. Thomas, he is something of a patron anti-saint. The center of this attraction, Skytsborg Tower, was used as a military lookout in...  Read More
Sightseeing, Historic Sites: No one knows when Skytsborg Tower became known as Blackbeard's Castle. The tower was built in 1679, at the highest point on Government Hill, to serve as a watchtower for Fort Christian. It is rumored...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Sat: 9am-2pm
  • Sun: 9am-Noon Contact; for; Specific; Dates; and; Times

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Guided Tour Adult $20; Child (12-18) $10; Child (0-12) Free
    Self- Guided Tour $12; Child (0-12) Free


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