Stollmeyer’s Castle

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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This Scottish styled castle was built by Charles Fourier Stollmeyer in 1904. In March 1971, the Castle was opened to the public for the first time, and it is now a main destination in any city tour of Port of Spain.

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Destination 101: Currently scheduled for restoration, no internal tours allowed and external viewing is obstructed by construction paling

Built by Charles Fourier Stollmeyer in 1904, Stollmeyer’s Castle named Killarney was the first of the Magnificent Seven to be constructed on the western side of the Queen’s Park Savannah.The castle, which is said to be Scottish Baronial in architecture, stands as a distinctive building in Port of Spain is rumored to be modelled on Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Built with imported brick trimmed with hand-hewn limestone, Italian marble and topped with turreted features, the elaborate structure of Stollmeyer’s Castle brings a tour of the Magnificent Seven to a truly magnificent close.

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