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What to see in Philipsburg

Dutch Forts

The town of Philipsburg boasts the remains of two historic forts that bear witness to its strategic importance in days…

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Front Street (Voorstraat)

Front Street faces south onto the ocean, running about half a mile (1km) east to west, and is the main drawcard in Philipsburg…

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Philipsburg Beaches

Dutch St Maarten's prime popular beach resorts extend as a series of sandy bays from Philipsburg along the southwest…

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Simartin Museum

The tiny Simartin Museum in a century-old house on Front Street is a mine of information for those interested in the…

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St Maarten Zoo

North of Philipsburg on Pondfill Road is the St Maarten Zoo and Botanical Gardens, situated in the Madam Estate area.…

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