Castillo de San Carlos de la Barra, Maracaibo

(3.7/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Castillo de San Carlos de la Barra is located in Maracaibo. Make Castillo de San Carlos de la Barra a centerpiece of your Maracaibo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Maracaibo trip itinerary planner.
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  • It is part of the history that few people know about and that few can feel. It is an awesome site, located in the mouth, in the middle of entrance of Lake maracaibo. It was besieged by pirates, and great story to tell, to get there, have to go to san rafael in the wet and the port take a boat that moved between several islands to this part of land that looks like an island, but it is not part of the Gulf... It is a populated area. If it is very hot.. .there that go with fresh clothing.
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  • This castle is well preserved, is worth visiting it and the story is entertaining veery, the kids were super excited.
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  • The castle is a fortress built in the 17th century. It houses several exhibitions and historical documents.
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  • It is part of the history that few people know about and that few can feel. It is an awesome site, located in the mouth, in the middle of entrance of Lake maracaibo. It was besieged by pirates, and great story to tell, to get there, have to go to san rafael in the wet and the port take a boat that moved between several islands to this part of land that looks like an island, but it is not part of the Gulf... It is a populated area. If it is very hot.. .there that go with fresh clothing.
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  • Is well but you lack training and awareness to them locals on the importance of the care and of the tourism regional that can potentiate for give a best service even when the Government regional not help much. But it is worthwhile to know him by his invaluable history
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  • For its history...
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  • Nice Castle, nice place... but the guide service should improve a lot. And there must be a deal without distinction to all tourists. That best treat Castro Cuban nationals.
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  • Great island is movistar service
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