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Fuerte San Antonio, Ancud

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Spanish colonial forces built Fuerte San Antonio between the mid to late 18th century as protection over the area now known as Ancud. Take a local guided tour for information on the history of the artillery once located here, as well as the battles that took place. Enjoy the panoramic views out toward the sea from the tranquil lookout point. A visit to Fuerte San Antonio represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ancud vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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Where to stay in Ancud

Primarily located along the western waterfront, upscale hotels offer rooms with extensive sea views. If you head farther back from the ocean, your chances of finding budget-friendly places increase, with simple but comfortable hostels found along many of the city's residential side streets. You can also consider campgrounds, ideal for those who really want to get to know the landscape of this scenic part of the world.
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  • This fort was really close to where we were staying so we popped in. It is free entry and has a nice view point of the beach.  more »
  • It was storming and raining when we got to the entrance of the fort. The guard had forgotten the key to the gate so we had to enter from the side where the fence was down. The location was strategic a...  more »
  • The fort at Ancud is a large construction right on a headland overlooking the water. It is a beautiful location, well maintained and we'll worth a visit.  more »
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  • Nice and comfy fort with cannons and all the kind of things you normally expect, lacks on restrooms
  • Beautiful windy spot overlooking the bay and ocean.
  • nice historical place to take some pics
  • Tranquilo place for a walk!
  • Not much left here