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Fortaleza real felipe, Callao
(4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a good choice for families and learn a little history of Callao, Peru, is a very safe place
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  • It is a place that has a lot to do with the history of the armed forces, they have guides to learn more about it.
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  • In Esplanade flat of the fortress have made constructions that have nothing to do with the fortress. Visitors control us as if we were soldiers
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  • Hermoso lugar
  • Nice colonial building located just located in an awful, unsafe, dirty neighborhood.
  • It's a must for local tourists
  • It was pretty helpful and fun
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