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Fortaleza real felipe, Callao

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Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
Completed in 1774 to protect Lima against pirates, Fortaleza real felipe gallantly continues to defend the main Peruvian port. The fortress played a key role in a major naval battle between the Spanish fleet fighting to take back its colonial possessions and Peruvian land batteries. Today, the fortress is home to the Peruvian Army Museum, where you can see uniforms, weapons, and other military paraphernalia. Arrange to visit Fortaleza real felipe and other attractions in Callao using our Callao visit planner.
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  • The fort was well preserved with good artifacts. I asked for a bilingual guide but was told it was only in Spanish. Unfortunately I couldn't understand more than half of the information on the guided....  more »
  • Nice afternoon activity. A lot of history about defending Peru and their feight for liberty. Enjoyed the fortress but unfortunately the last tour has no english speaking guide. Also all signs are in.....  more »
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  • Neat bit of history you can go around and explore. That part of Lima is a little grimy but still beautiful! Definitely worth a few soles to take a taxi there and look around.
  • This place is stunning!!! The full guided tour was another amazing thing.. i highly recommend it
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