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Fuertes de Loreto, Puebla

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Visit the site that began a popular Hispanic celebration and learn about the history behind it when you visit Fuertes de Loreto. The fort sits in a park that also encompasses Fort Guadelupe, four museums, a large green area, and a man-made lake. Tour the museums in each of the forts to learn about the story of the French Intervention in Mexico and how the Mexican Republic's victory here led to the celebration known as Cinco de Mayo. After your visit, rent a paddleboats and explore the lake. Put Fuertes de Loreto into our Puebla trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It is one of the historical places in Puebla, you can see all the areas where the defense of Puebla took place in 1862. Do not miss it. Together is also the Guadalupe Fort.
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  • worth shop around and just walk and read, relax and live a moment come seriously see this very well
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  • Though it sounds depressing that Mexico has won a few battles against the French, imagine what he was doing with a disorganized army a defense against a military power advanced Premo and combat strategies.
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