Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo, Margarita Island

The restored remains of Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo, a colonial-era fortress, now house an eclectic art/history museum. Built in the 17th century to protect Spanish colonists from Dutch pirates, the fort was ransacked several times throughout history. Restored in the 1960s, the fortress now features several exhibit areas, housing paintings depicting the War of Independence, antique weapons, and the replica of Santa Maria, one of the boats belonging to Christopher Columbus. Plan to see Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo and other attractions that appeal to you using our Margarita Island route website .
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  • I couldn't see the Fort from the inside but from the outside it looks like one of the most beautiful historical buildings of the island. Worth knowing, charming neighborhoods and quiet bought the other areas I've ever visited on the island.
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  • Right... I was looking in the dungeons of the Castle, but just as out of place in time, I've never seen a fortress where pirates, who were trapped in the name d blush English Spanish, the name of Corsairs, which locupletavam the treasures of the Caribbean! It was amazing!
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  • Not a bit, not as specially-accommodation and offers! Have a beautiful view of the sea for the rest ok
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  • One of the oldest building in America
  • Here is the place where Luisa Prisons of Arismendi was taken, after losing your daughter in "Castillo Santa Rosa"
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  • Don't forget to visit it, is part of the story
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  • It is a historical place good for tourists
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