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The restored remains of Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo, a colonial-era fortress, now house an eclectic art/history museum. Built in the 17th century to protect Spanish colonists from Dutch pirates, the fort was ransacked several times throughout history. Restored in the 1960s, the fortress now features several exhibit areas, housing paintings depicting the War of Independence, antique weapons, and the replica of Santa Maria, one of the boats belonging to Christopher Columbus. Plan to see Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo and other attractions that appeal to you using our Margarita Island route website.
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This attraction may not be the largest castle, but it is impeccably maintained. Quite a refreshing historic piece in the middle of the urban sprawl of Pamaptur. There is a real drawbridge! Quite a..... more »
Not a big deal as far as old Spanish castles goes but if you're in the hood it will make a nice stop to take some pictures. The best part is that there are some fabulous Venezuela food stalls right... more »
Nice place with a beautiful view.
not well preserved ,going down on ruins
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