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Fortaleza real felipe

Plaza Independencia, Callao, Peru
+51 1 4290532
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Plaza Independencia, Callao, Peru
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"english guide"
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"interesting history"
in 2 reviews
"spanish fortress"
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"worth a visit"
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"tower"
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"military"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Fantastic!!!! Really historical place, nice guide, place could be a bit cleaner but it is still used as an Army Facility.

Thank gurday
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Super interesting visit, you can ask for an English guide, sometimes they are available for free. You need couple hours for the whole visit. They should renew the presentacion video, it's really old in bad quality and no English version. I'm sure they can do...More

Thank Valenomiya
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We, two girls and a boy, went to Fortaleza Real Felipe in november 2017z We did the tour with a guide, Pablo, who appeared to be a nice guy and who definitely knew a lot about the history of the fortress. But, girls and women,...More

3  Thank galasgl3
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We only had one rest day in Lima, and were staying down the road so thought why not? Impressive building, city views from Kings tower, and great to get a bit of Peru history too. Davis was a fantastic English guide for us, highly recommend...More

Thank Ashleigh F
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Davis was our guide for a spanish-speaking tour, he was great! All the information were interesting and introce the history of the place and of Peru. The view from the tower really worth it! You can also enjoy the street arts in the streets near...More

Thank LAURENT N
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

The fortress is huge with a lot of history and interesting architecture . However the fortress is in a place far away from Lima city center , and if you really want to go here you should really go with a guide for safety reasons....More

1  Thank Mattias H
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

A giant spanish fortress with a lot of interesting history, if you have some extra time, i would totally recommend this place. Also if you are a fan of the paranormal and scary stuff. they give tours around the fortress at night cause theres a...More

Thank malthaus005
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Finally visited after six years living in Peru. We took the Spanish tour which was no problem for us but as we are tour operators ourselves, we kept considering how this would have been for a non-Spanish speaker. Although they did mention that they would...More

Thank Lisa_Koplin
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Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

From the outside you can't get a good impression what the fort looks like or what it is all about. Once inside and after an introduction video you will found out what the fort is about and how it looks like from an aerial point...More

Thank Danny P
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

We took a highly informative guided tour of the fortress of Real Felipe and were impressed that this was the largest Spanish fortress in the Americas. The military importance of this fortress emphasizes the importance of Callao as the main port for all the Spanish...More

Thank Waterloonie
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