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Interesting for pirate history

We stopped off here for an hour whilst we were in Bacalar. It's got an interesting museum which... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louisa N
Small but really interesting

The visit it's mandatory‚ if you want to know some of the place history. It will take little less... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Israel_Estrello
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Is 100 pesos for the entrance and inside you have a 2 minutes walk only. The same you see from outside you see it inside so don't pay to see this.

Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped off here for an hour whilst we were in Bacalar. It's got an interesting museum which shows off the pirate history of the area. The fort itself is pretty small but worth seeing and has some beautiful views of the lagoon. Worth stopping...More

Thank Louisa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit it's mandatory‚ if you want to know some of the place history. It will take little less than an hour to get around all the facts that give magic to Bacalar. The view form the top it's beautiful‚ and the indigenous‚ the spanish...More

Thank Israel_Estrello
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Fuerte de San Felipe is a must see when I’m Bacalar, Mexico! It is extravagantly built wth the deep mot surrounding. This is an excellent look into the past of the Caste wars the took place in the surrounding areas with the actual Pirates...More

Thank Grace L
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great vantage point to take pictures of lake. Quaint town square as well. The fort offers a great historical journey of the town and region as well as just feel of the place. The pirate history is also a great point of intrigue for your...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Really well maintained fort with a lovely museum which had lots of information on pirates which my daughters loved.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Interesting location of the Spanish Fort. It over looks the lagoon on a hill. lots of iguanas all over the place. It has an interesting museum also.

Thank Mario E. B
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The fort itself is very basic, not much to explore but the views are beautiful of the Bacalar lagoon! Inside the main building you will see artifacts from the early seventeen century with historical facts about this ancient fort. Very interesting!

Thank marclapointe7319
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My husband wanted to go inside to check out the view of the like from a higher location. When we attempted this it turns out you need a ticket ($5 usd). The place is small, literally just one building. Not worth it in our opinion...More

Thank MPfromPa
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This Spanish Fort was very beautiful and it overlooks this beautiful lake that has a array of colors you can just picture how it looks in the days when The fort was active and was repelling Pirates if you have time to travel south to...More

Thank Lakiery S
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