Castillo de San Antonio de la Eminencia, Cumana

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  • Good place to go visit with excellent view of the city but very dangerous. The most advisable is to go when there is a public event and is guarded by security forces. By the fact of being in one of the areas populated more dangerous city, that makes it so unsafe to visit the Castle
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  • Attractive Castle built in the colonial era, is very well maintained and there are many things to learn, the view of the city is excellent! But be careful! Do not walk just outside the Castle since it is very dangerous red zone. Accompanied by a taxi driver or a guide. This attraction will make it feel in the colonial era.
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  • A good Castle from the period colonial, the area is very unsafe, you have to be outstanding, beautiful view of the city
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  • Despite the beauty of the building, the abandonment is visible. This attached to the Interior of the State of Sucre. Surrounded by a popular area where crime is a serious matter. It is advisable to go early. The guides are experts in history and his work is excellent. The castle is guarded by the police, and has a small art gallery in the foothills of the castle which has no attention to the public always.
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  • Okay, a pity that this so abandoned, many Parties closed to the public and security officials. It is close to 2 dangerous neighborhoods so you should take precautions when visiting it, somewhat difficult to reach. It would be ideal signalling and safety.
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  • Great time to meet and see off the first city founded by Europeans in America. Recommend going and back from taxi (close to the driver for time to wait) the area is kind of weird.
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  • If you come to Cumaná and no visits to the strong SADLE, you not visited Cumaná or Sucre
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  • The strong San Antonio of the eminence is a historic icon linked to the identity of the city of Cumaná, which may not be visited by tourists especially for being one of the few buildings of its kind remaining in the country. It is very important to note that every year, the strong becomes part of the scene of the famous festivals of "The nights of yesteryear", which gives it a privileged status to this building for its symbolism and its value, both in history and in tourism development.
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As the state capital, Cumana enjoys a good set of accommodations to suit a variety of visitors. The coastal roads offer the greatest abundance of accommodations, with simple hotels offering basic rooms with sea views, and a few cushier options boasting swimming pools, restaurants, and private bars. Budget-conscious travelers will want to look to the area around Parque Guiqueri, a public park located in the city center. Hostels and guesthouses line either side of this popular local meeting place, offering unfussy rooms in among the real residential area of Cumana.
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