Fortín La Galera, Juan Griego

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Monument Historic Site
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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  • Wow. Simply wow! Serene, historic and an amazing view! The entire site is just historic. From the cobble stones, to the canons to the restored building you actually feel the history. Signs are also bi...  more »
  • Might be an interesting spot for history buffs, but I was more interested in the vista. Beautiful views from a high vantage point! Excellent place for panoramas. We stopped here as part of an excursio...  more »
  • venezuela is full of history along with its several fortifications, this trips are a most to understand their heritage  more »
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  • Great Sundowner!
  • Very good view of Greek John
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  • It is a good single viewpoint that. And with a good story, it's worth paying the children narrate... architectural building is not original. Was not even at that point
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  • Sunset from this site can be seen in all its glory, perfect for sharing with family or friends while they expect the Sun
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  • Historic site on the island of Margarita, where an important part of the history of Venezuela was developed. Now a beautiful place with a unique view of the majestic Caribbean Sea and where you can enjoy the sunsets most charming in the world
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