"99 Steps" Top 5 Page for this destination St. Thomas Things to Do Tip by cjg1

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The 99 Steps are just an example of the step structures that were built by the Danes as a way to climb the steep hills of Charlotte Amalie. The bricks used to construct the steps were brought from Denmark as ballast in sailing ships. I have no idea why they call it the 99 steps since we counted 103 steps when climbing......

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  • Updated Nov 6, 2009
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