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Fort Diamant

Route des plages, Remire-Montjoly, French Guiana

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About Fort Diamant

The Fort Diamant is a hard whose construction began in 1840 and ended in 1849 in the municipality of Rémire-Montjoly in Guyana.  This military building was entirely classified as a Historic Monument by decree dated May 14, 1980. consists of three pieces of artillery including a recess shaped "V" with two walls a meter thick, a cross casemated with nine cells, cells that had thick door wacapou clad in iron and a half-moon battery which had five guns. One of the main historical places in this area



Attractions near Fort Diamant

Salines de Montjoly6.68km from Fort Diamant

Les Salines de Montjoly are coastal salt marshes located in the town of Rémire-Montjoly in Guyana. The Saltworks of Montjoy are natural sites on the island of Cayenne belonging to the Conservatoire du littoral. The name seems to come from the natural salt deposits that form after the evaporation of seawater at the site. It is also a nice beach which was surrounded by a residential area and is a nice location to spend some free time.

Botanical Gardens11.02km from Fort Diamant

A beautiful botanical garden which was located at the end of the Avenue Charles de Gaulle, adjacent to the university, in Cayenne. It was home to a wide variety of plants and also contains a statue of politician Gaston Monnerville. A nice location where you can spend a nice time and also you can explore a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Maison-Musée de Félix Éboué11.66km from Fort Diamant

The Maison-Musée de Félix Éboué, sometimes called Maison Natale de Félix Éboué , in Cayenne , Guyana , was the residence of Guyanese politician Félix Éboué . It was labeled " Maison des Illustres " by the Ministry of Culture and Communication in 2011. The “Maison des illustres” label was awarded to it in 2011 by the Ministry of Culture and Communication. The birthplace of Félix Eboué was symbolically inaugurated onJune 18, 2013.

Cathedral of Saint-Sauveur12.02km from Fort Diamant

A majestic Roman catholic cathedral and also a national monument of France which stands in the municipality of Cayenne. It was once surrounded by magnificent palm trees, which were to give it a certain allure. It was restored in the 1990s and then declared a historical monument. One of the main pilgrimage centers in this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Musée Alexandre-Franconie12.16km from Fort Diamant

The Alexandre-Franconia Departmental Museum is a "Museum of France" located in Cayenne 3 the capital of French Guiana 4 a territory of France in the north of South America It presents various collections in the field of natural history, archeology, ethnography, and local history. It is a colonial museum like those that have been created around the world in the 19th century.

Fort Cépérou12.34km from Fort Diamant

Fort Cépérou is a historic fort that is located on a hill overlooking the Cayenne River and the capital city of Cayenne. Most of the site is now a restricted military zone, but you can still wander around the ruins for good views of Cayenne and the river. The fort was first named Fort Cépérou, then Fort Saint Michel and then Fort Saint Louis before returning to its original name. It was one of the main attractions in this area and also a main historical site.

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French Guiana is a department of France in the Amazonia region of South America, is governed as an overseas province of France. French Guiana is bounded by Brazil to the south and east, Suriname to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the northeast.