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Castillo de San Felipe de Lara

Castle
Address: Gran lago de Izabal, Rio Dulce, Guatemala

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  • zug55
    zug55
    Austin, Texas
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    Interesting small fort

    The Castillo de San Felipe de Lara is a Spanish colonial fort that was constructed in different stages between 1644 and 1697. It s located at the entrance to Lake Izabal that is connected with the Car...

    Reviewed on /Date(1593942825000+0800)/
  • Qasem_N
    Qasem_N
    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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    Great Site

    This was a great location to visit. Lots of historic sites, and a great natural area. There were many small shops selling lots of stuff

    Reviewed on /Date(1584452754000+0800)/
  • Chris_COC
    Chris_COC
    Koblenz, Deutschland
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    Beautiful place

    Well maintained castle with parts dating back to 1595. You can climb the towers for some splendid views of the river and the park surrounding the castle. There is a nice little beach next to the castl...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584174925000+0800)/
  • Elga K
    Elga K
    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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    Attractive small fort

    We went by panga boat to the fort from the Catamarin Hotel (as part of a cruise ship tour). It is a lovely small fort as protection from pirates. Stairs lead to towers with great views. It is all set ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581075292000+0800)/
  • EastmeetsWestAB
    EastmeetsWestAB
    London
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    Small but fun visit!

    This castle is not big but fun to visit. The guide has given us some very gd history about the place. I loved the dungeon part. Part of the tour you were given a candle to walk. Very atmospheric. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579691804000+0800)/

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