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Address: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Description: One of the first European forts to be constructed in the Americas.
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ok to take a few photos of the area otherwise not a lot to see,ok also for a quite stroll by the sea

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Nelson, United Kingdom
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Nelson, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

ok to take a few photos of the area otherwise not a lot to see,ok also for a quite stroll by the sea

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery and a history lesson to boot. There is a small fee but well worth it. I have been here many times and would highly recommend everyone to go at least once.

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Houston, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

this is part of the history of Puerto Plato, but it will soon be an added attraction for visitors. they were in the process of making an awesome outdoor ampitheatre, for concerts. RIGHT NEXT TO THE OCEAN!!! It's amazing!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

When I first heard of the fort I imagined something really big something like the fort in Puerto Rico. It is small, well taken care of.

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Pachuca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very well done. Nice bit of history of the country. They provide a sound recording of each section of the fort in English. Worth the visit. Soon the area will have other attractions due to some new construction.

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California
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Something to see once in life. There is really not much to see. The fort is very small. The view is nice. I would never return. It was a nice 10 minute stop. Any more time would have been too much.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The fort is interesting to see and they provided information headsets in English to provide some information about the fort itself and the displays inside. There's not much to see inside the fort and there's absolutely nothing around the fort except for vendors that accost you as you get out of the vehicle. Worth a see as part of a... More 

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Groningen
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

It has a perfect view over the ocean and the port. The place was renovated when we visited. A new amphiteather was build. The entrance is ready for a renovation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

At the moment i was visiting they were reconstructing the place. They are builing a new amphitheatre. You have nice views over the port and the ocean.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Important tip to anyone going to Puerto Plata: DO NOT LET YOURSELF GET PESTERED BY GUIDES! They will jump on you as soon as you get off the guagua or taxi, pretending they recognise you from the beach and will start talking to you saying they will do you a favour and show you the fort. Before you know it... More 

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Address: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata

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