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Dominates the ocean by the port of Callao a few miles from the heart of Lima. Very well preserved and an interesting visit. Has a nice museum. Important to the defense of Lima in the 19th century when Spain tried to take it's former colony...More
Visited this fortress during a nice sunshine afternoon on 12.12.18.
The Real Filipe Fortress was built to defend the main Peruvian port and the city of Lima from pirates and corsairs during colonial times.
In 1886 the fortress was used as a naval defence point...More
you can visit this place solo by taxi or buss if you know Spanish. me and my girlfriend visited here and since we were not with a tour group ie one that you pay 180 sol for we didn't have an English guild as I...More
That's completely worth it day trip if you have time to spare in Lima. As a matter of fact, if you go early in the morning (a suggest you a private taxi, rather than a group tour), you can be done by lunch time. The...More
Visited on a school day and got hooked up with thirty or so well behaved but excited school kids. The guide was one of the soldiers stationed at the fort and did the tour in Spanish and English and was very interesting.
Well worth a...More
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
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
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