Castillo de San Carlos de la Barra, Maracaibo

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  • Large structure dating back to old data, says that this was the scene of bombing when coast were Venezuelan, to get to the must go to the pier in the wet (mara municipality) then wait for boats that take them to the island of San Carlos where located such Castle
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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 wonder should better educate guides its spectacular beaches but I have not had the joy of entering the Museum never open
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  • The Castle I thought it was spectacular, should better organize and prepare it for tourism. Something very interesting that I found was that when standing in one of the attachment points where he was a canon of artillery echoes are heard.
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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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  • 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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