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Fortaleza real felipe, Callao
(4.3/5 based on 170 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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  • This strength gives us a very good tour full of history and with spectacular views of the tip. It is administered by the Peru army and I was just the day of the army so the entrance was free (if you want to go the anniversary is on 8 and 9 December). The entire tour is guided and is good to do so as well to keep the structure better. I loved the visit was very entertaining.
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  • A place filled with lots of history. The Real Felipe fortress is a military building of Vauban style. Is a fortress very visited by students, suggestion program schedules defined by those spaces, are together two schools starting the disorder not allow listen to the Guide.
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  • Long visit, interesting but little motivator. We would have liked a more cheerful explanation, the guide spoke very fast, not understood him, and his voice was very motonona, as boring. The fortress is beautiful, sunque this a little careless.
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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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