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Jagua Castle, Cienfuegos

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Castle Tourist Spot
Built and fortified to protect its bay from 16th and 17th century pirates, Jagua Castle has now become a well restored museum, with many original features still present including its still functioning drawbridge. Catch a ferry to the bay to look at the weapons of the era and models of pirate ships, with tour guides available to spin tales from those buccaneering times. Lush green forests surround the site and views look out over a beautiful bay, so bring a camera for photo opportunites. Put Jagua Castle into our Cienfuegos family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cienfuegos.
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  • We took the boat from town. Had second thoughts after boat left. It was so crowded and hot that the first thing I did was make sure I knew where the life preservers were. Didn't walk to the castle as ...  more »
  • I was in Cienfuegos two weeks ago and so I took the opportunity to visit The Jaqua Castle. I was expecting it to be bigger. It's rather small, built in the 17th century. The view is beautiful from the...  more »
  • It's a nice ferry ride to go there, but the castle is too expensive. Take a picture from the outside and get a boat for the beach!  more »