Fort St. Caterina
Bermuda, St.Georges Town, Bermuda

It is the largest of all historical ports in Bermuda, and one of the most spectacular sights. From this place the views of the coast and the island itself are really grand. Nearby is the beach, where they went ashore after a shipwreck in 1607. the first settlers of the island. This is one of the early fortifications, which served as a defense against the Spaniards, the French, and much later from the Americans. The fort itself in its original form, dating from 1614, was built by Governor Richard More to protect the main bay, where the colonists lived. Later it was further strengthened and expanded. 1865-1878, this is the year of massive reconstruction of the fort. At the beginning of 1900, Fort St. Katerina served as a platform for military exercises of the local and British army.
Many artillery cannons, tunnels, bastions and drawbridges over the moat have been preserved here. The fort was reopened in February 2000 after reconstruction due to serious damage caused by the 1999 hurricane. Here are reproductions of the Treasures of the British Crown, an exciting series of filmstrips depicting the early history of Bermuda, a new 53-inch screen located in the theater.
Visitors also have the opportunity to watch a rare exposition of antique weapons, an audio / video presentation of other Bermuda ports and their history, as well as records from the history of the British regiments that served in Bermuda.
Fort St. Caterina is also available for group tours, for various celebrations, events and corporate functions.
During the Second World War, an American indicator loop was installed here. This is the first coastal sign visible to tourists on cruise ships. The sea route itself is located a little north, this is the place of the maritime transport and cruise ships. The fort is outside the reach of Bermuda public transport, but can be reached by local minibus, taxi, or rented moped.

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