Fort Diamant, Cayenne

1.8
#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in French Guiana
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Take a short walk back in time to the 19th century at Fort Diamant. Built between 1840 and 1849, the fort served as a strategic point against Portuguese invasions. Today, the former stronghold is classified as a historical monument. Local wildlife includes birds, sloths, and snakes. Combine a visit here with a picnic and a stroll by the ocean. PutFort Diamant into our Cayenne trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Nothing spectacular about the fort but part of the local history. It really does has a commanding position over the surrounding area and really shows why it was built there. The views over the city...  more »
  • worth taking the trip via route de la plage for the view .Unfortunately rarely open to the public and no information given outside about the site  more »
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  • Closed local and there was no information on visiting hours.
  • Interesting building, but there was no information posted about its history, which was disappointing. The fort was closed as well, so I feel like I only saw half of what there was too see.

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