Fallen Jerusalem, British Virgin Islands
(may be seen from Devils Bay and Baths on Virgin Gorda) established 1974
Fallen Jerusalem gets it's name from the large Boulders rubbled on top of each other portraying an image of the ruin of an ancient city resembling buildings, foundations and roads. Apart for a unique formation of boulders that make you feel like you are on some weird planet. Fallen Jerusalem is also a Sanctuary for birds. In fact the amount of birds that come to Fallen Jerusalem to nest and breed made it one of the main reasons for Fallen Jerusalem to be declared a National Park. Some of the birds you may find hanging around Fallen Jerusalem are the red-billed tropic bird, laughing gulls, noddies, and brown pelicans. The southern shores of the island are exposed to open seas which shows rough swells of the Caribbean Sea. Acess should be gained from the northern shores.
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