Fortaleza real felipe, Callao

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Completed in 1774 to protect Lima against pirates, Fortaleza real felipe gallantly continues to defend the main Peruvian port. The fortress played a key role in a major naval battle between the Spanish fleet fighting to take back its colonial possessions and Peruvian land batteries. Today, the fortress is home to the Peruvian Army Museum, where you can see uniforms, weapons, and other military paraphernalia. Arrange to visit Fortaleza real felipe and other attractions in Callao using our Callao visit planner .
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  • Excellent building that hides many stories that explanation of tourist guides occurred in the first port, very good to explain the stories, legends, myths and Fables weaving is on the fortress.
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  • We, two girls and a boy, went to Fortaleza Real Felipe in november 2017z We did the tour with a guide, Pablo, who appeared to be a nice guy and who definitely knew a lot about the history of the fortr...  more »
  • Great place to learn a little more about the history of Callao. There is much to learn about our first port.
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  • Great trip down history lane. Learned a lot about Peruvian history from colonial times until today. Busy on weekends. Take good closed shoes.
  • English guide was great! Solid piece of Peru history here. Impressive viarety to the tour. Don't be deterred by the armed guards in full gear at the front door on north side of fort , it is the main entrance. This is a live military base so don't go in and wander. I dont recommend walking around the exterior of the fort, people kept warning me that my bag would be stolen.
  • Great place to learn quite a few things about Peruvian history. Tickets for the tour are less than 3 dollars p/p
  • This is a one of the historic seesight of the Peru
  • Here you can touch history. Not really well maintained neither really friendly hosts, but if you get a good guide you can learn a lot of Spaniards conquest of America and a little about pirates as well.

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