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Fortaleza real felipe

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank billyb930
Reviewed 21 October 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank PMTexas
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank STEPHENK103
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Huge fort with a grewsome history. Watch out for the pirate statues: not statues, but live people. Pirates not necessary

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank N3048CUwilliamp
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Fantastic!!!! Really historical place, nice guide, place could be a bit cleaner but it is still used as an Army Facility.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gurday
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Valenomiya
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank galasgl3
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ashleigh F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Davis was our guide for a spanish-speaking tour, he was great! All the information were interesting and introce the history of the place and of Peru. The view from the tower really worth it! You can also enjoy the street arts in the streets near...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LAURENT N
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The fortress is huge with a lot of history and interesting architecture . However the fortress is in a place far away from Lima city center , and if you really want to go here you should really go with a guide for safety reasons....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mattiashill
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