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Fort of San Juan de Ulua, Veracruz
Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Admire an impressive military structure that stood for centuries at Fort of San Juan de Ulua. Construction began on the fort in 1565, although it was expanded numerous occasions thereafter. In 1568, the Spanish in the area succeeded in trapping and humiliating an English fleet, commanded by Sir John Hawkins, and including his cousin, a young Francis Drake. The fort even held strong during the Mexican War of Independence, with the Spanish finally handing it over four years after Mexico achieved independence. Take a tour of the structure to learn its history, and the features that made it so durable for so long. To visit Fort of San Juan de Ulua and get the most from your holiday in Veracruz, create itinerary details personal to you using our Veracruz trip itinerary maker.
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