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“Fun Tour”
Review of Fort San Felipe

Fort San Felipe
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Puerto Plata City Tour with Cable Car Ride
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Owner description: One of the first European forts to be constructed in the Americas.
Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fun Tour”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Be warned that there will be vendors peddling their wares just outside the fort when you arrive. It only costs about $2(US) to take a self-guided audio tour of the fort. They give you a little headset that goes over talking points about the fort and its history. The surrounding area near the fort is just gorgeous.

Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It was lovely”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

lovely place to visit and worth the tour. I enjoyed it very much. I hope to visit there again very soon

Visited November 2012
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Southwick, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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“Hire a cab to take you here”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

The fort is standard fort fare. The tour is restricting as it is delivered over a headset. This is another stone fort overlooking another bay. The unique parts of this fort involve the coral interior. The inside grounds of the fort or on coral not soil. the only other point of interest was a display of a old Japanese axe. No explanation, just the axe. Odd.

Visited November 2012
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Dartmouth, Canada
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Afternoon Visit”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

A bit less than a typical fortress but worth the visit. Nice place to take some photos. Small display and history inside.

Visited February 2012
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Newburgh, New York, United States
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5 reviews
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“just a fort”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Liked the audio headsets, let you walk where you want and at your own pace. The views were nice. however i disliked how small and boring it was, the annoying vendors outside. they harass you on the way in and on the way out, all the way to your car.

Visited November 2012
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