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. To visit Fortaleza real felipe on your holiday in Callao, and find out what else Callao has to offer, use our Callao tour planner.
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Es uno de las construcciones más emblemáticas del Callao. Llena de historia que data de tiempos de la colonia, piratas y la lucha por la recuperación de la independencia. more »It is one of the most emblematic buildings of Callao. Full of history which dates back to times of the colony, pirates and the struggle for the recovery of independence.View original
es buena opcion para apreciar un atractivo turistico recomendable para disfurtar en familia sin lular a dudas recomendable more »It is good choice to appreciate a recommended tourist attraction to enjoy in family no doubt lular recommendedView original
No me gustan esos lugares, ni las armas ni lo que representan. Es muy triste conocer las mazmorras e imaginarte lo terrible que el ser humano puede ser. Sin embargo acepto que el saber de ese tipo de ... more »I don't like those places, neither weapons nor what they represent. It is very sad to know the dungeons and imagine how terrible that human beings can be. However, I accept that the knowledge of that kind of torture gives another perspective in terms of the human mentality and abilities.View original
Isabel cornejo lima
Nice colonial building located just located in an awful, unsafe, dirty neighborhood.
Juan Darwin Alvarez Maldonado
It's a must for local tourists
Maria liz Jiménez quitoIt was pretty helpful and funView original
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