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The Loreto Fort is an impeccably maintained walled fortress, with cannon parapets and a central headquarters building within. The fort is high over Puebla, and provides a great view. This is where General Zaragosa executed the attack on the French invaders that is so widely...More
This a small fort overlooking the city. A small museum is inside that gives a brief history the Cinco de Mayo battle. (Note that the fort didn't play a roll in the battle.) Good view. A small cafe is below the fort and is also...More
The Battle for independence which Mexico fought against Napoleon III's French army in 1862, which they were victorious by the way on May 5 1862, gave birth to their national holiday "Cinco de Mayo", which is a major holiday celebrated by Mexicans every where on...More
It's a beautiful park and the forts are interesting but I think I would rather have spent more time in town. The forts are pretty small and it's a park that you could see in may cities all over the world.
a must stop while visiting the city!!
It's a really nice place to pass the evening and part of the night walking around the park while learning about the history of Puebla. Both forts have good material including weapons, documents and uniforms. they offer guided...More
This place has been improved in the last year's and I think it worths it. There are a lot of activities you can do there with your friends, coup, family. During the night the view of the city is really nice.