Fortín La Galera, Juan Griego
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Mix a historical experience with views of natural scenery when you visit Fortín La Galera. The fort was once used by rebels to fight Spanish forces in the early 19th century--rebels fought valiantly until an error caused an explosion which killed most of them. Due to the fort’s strategical placement, it commands a remarkably open view of the surrounding land and waterways. Take time to appreciate the structure of the fort before heading to the outer walls to take in the view. Using our international travel planner, Margarita Island attractions like Fortín La Galera can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A nice view of Juan Griego and its sunsets. It is necessary to arrive before 17:30 because it is then forbidden to upload to this site. It can be reached by taxi or private car.
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  • Without doubt is the most beautiful place of Isla Margarita, a small town with a strong trade in imported, shops and restaurants. Until the arrival in Fortin you make a beautiful stroll sighting that infinity between the sky and the sea *-* if you're lucky to get a cool taxi driver he will tell you the whole story of the little town, will show you the current President's House at the top of the mountain, and then you get to your destination point. The Fort is just beautiful, you have a different vision of the island, it is impossible not to be moved by so much beauty to your eyes, take the traditional photo on Cannon, photos by green lawn drive, enjoy no hurry sundown.. and beware of pirate! KKK
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  • Offers a wonderful view of a port and the houses of the place... But above all offers a great view of how the Sun is truly unique
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  • Wonderful place. in a very good state of conservation... Rich in history. Unforgettable sunsets. You can not miss if you go to the island...
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  • It is very good is super me tasting and and do many veses
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  • Without a doubt one of the best views of the island of Margarita, historical place with children that tell the story. It is an unmissable place to visit. Remember to bring a good camera
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  • Great place with a rich history. spectacular sunsets. You can't stay if you are visiting the island.
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  • Excellent view of the Bay of Greek John, great place to watch the sunset, very few services but nothing more watching the sunset from this place you falls in love with the island.
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