The city has been named after a Danish Queen and throughout town you will find Danish architecture, name signs and history. Due to the long history with pirates the Danes have built Blackbeard’s Castle and Bluebeard’s Castle which are definitely worth a visit as well as Fort Christian which is the oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands.
In 1764 Charlotte Amalie was declared a free port and the town became the busiest harbor in the Caribbean. Another historical tourist attraction is the Emancipation park which has a copy of the Liberty Bell and a freed slave blowing a conch shell. The most popular religion is Christian, however there are also some Jewish, Hindu and Muslim populations around.
How to get to Charlotte Amalie