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Savan

Turn north off lower Main St. onto General Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Do not visit here without a local.

This area is the hood of St. Thomas. There are drug dealers in the corners and the area is run by a... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Don_the_jeweler
via mobile
Not for Tourist W/O a Local Guide!

Not recommended for tourist w/o a local guide can be extremely dangerous. Interesting historical... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
LovelyHWW
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Hoover, Alabama
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good0%
  • Average8%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible51%
12 Jul 2017
“Not for Tourist W/O a Local Guide!”
17 Aug 2017
“Do not visit here without a local. ”
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Turn north off lower Main St. onto General Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This area is the hood of St. Thomas. There are drug dealers in the corners and the area is run by a gang. It is a historic part of Charlotte Amalia but do not go without a local guide!!!

Thank Don_the_jeweler
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Not recommended for tourist w/o a local guide can be extremely dangerous. Interesting historical buildings. Very small 1 and 2 way streets.

Thank LovelyHWW
Reviewed 10 January 2017

There are historical buildings here which are crumbling. Beautiful buildings -walked passed stunning church in service. Sadly the reputation of this place is not good. Shame more is not done to restore and preseve the buildings and sort the social issues. Otherwise fascinating. Not for...More

1  Thank Mrandmrsholidays
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My wife was not happy that I dragged her here on her vacation. It wasn't that bad. Very colorful, historic houses and businesses. I've seen way worse in New Jersey. Don't think I'd venture out here in the dark, but during the day it's not...More

6  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Many of the first residents of Charlotte Amalie during the late 1700 and early 1800’s were freed Black people who settled in this part of the city, now called Savan, located west and north of the current tourist friendly shopping and historic area. Starting west...More

10  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Don't go there. There is nothing attractive in this area. There is alot of small bars and people are normally out on the streets late at night

12  Thank Yalc13
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I grew up in savan and the only reason a tourist would need to go through there is if they are going to solberg the danish chalet or the harbor view hotel. There is an alternate route through the back way. Outside of that there...More

20  Thank 516islandgyal
Reviewed 10 May 2014

I was born and raised in St. Thomas and Savan is a place that local people would not even go to unless they 1. live there or visiting someone, or 2. want to get in trouble. Savan, known previously as the "Savannah," is far from...More

27  Thank nrw38
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Savan is definitely not for Tourists. It's towards the western end of Main Street. You are likely to have a bad experience if you wander into that part of town.. So simply stay away..

10  Thank Mucki W
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Filled with history? Perhaps. But this is NOT a place to visit. Tourists are definitely not welcome, and the locals avoid it. Don't go here. Just don't.

13  Thank StThomasGuy
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