Fort Ceperou, Cayenne

#4 of 19 in Things to do in Cayenne
Tourist Spot · Landmark
Climb up to Fort Ceperou and explore what’s left of this centuries-old fortification. A bell tower and a few fort walls are all that remain, perched up on top of one of the highest points in the town. This spot offers some of the best views of the city. The fort's remains lie in ruins, giving the site an atmosphere of an aging fortress that has seen its fair share of battles. With our world travel planner, Cayenne attractions like Fort Ceperou can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It IS easy to climb on top of the City highest Hill where you can find ruins of old fort. Nice view of the Cayenne City and far out to the ocean - no blue sea by the way. If you are tired you can...  more »
  • A historical site? yes indeed. Fort Ceperou is one of the main historical and strategic sites in Cayenne. It tells the History of how French Guiana was born since it was taken by the french, all...  more »
  • Never been to this Country before and the only way to see Cayenne and the surrounding area is from here. Cayenne is very Flat.
  • There was a terrible battle between dutch and french armies for the conquest of this fortress.

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