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This fort marks the location of the Battle of Cinco de Mayo, which Mexico fought against Napoleon III in 1862.
Av Ejercito de Ote S/N | Corner with Calzada de los Fuertes street, Puebla 72290, Mexico
+52 222 235 9702
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A little bit overpriced and is closed in low season. Nice view of Puebla from here. You can also walk around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

For this fort you can have a nice panoramic view of Puebla city and also arrive in a park very nice, clean and quiet.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Los Fuertes Is a mandatory place to visit if you are in Puebla. You can find a observatory here and some restaurants. I really enjoy the ride in the cable railway.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Very historical place and nice surroundings, including views, gardens, buildings: WTC, Exposition and events center, Puebla funicular. Governor residence nearby

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed 27 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jefferyp2017
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
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