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Jagua Castle, Cienfuegos
(4.3/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Worth going just for the ferry ride. Was 1 CUC each way and takes about an hour. The Castle itself is cost 5 CUC and is quite small which a few museums inside. Interesting enough and there are nice vi...  more »
  • We arrived with the boat that crosses the Bay. The trip itself is interesting, it lets you share with the Cuban talks and anecdotes. The Castle, keeps part of the history of the defense of Cienfuegos (is not the original name) from attacks by pirates. It also has beautiful views of the place. It is advisable to visit.
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  • Via the Ferry where all the locals go along, arrived at this castle. The view is beautiful about the water content of the museum is not that special, further
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