"El Castillo De San Felipe" Castillo de San Felipe by VinTolucci

Castillo de San Felipe Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 7 photos

The Castillo de San Felipe is actually more of a fort than it is a castle. It is located on the Lake Izabal shore. The spanish built this fort in order to defend and protect the shipping lanes from pirates.

The big guns at the Castillo

These are some of the cannons used against the pirates. I wonder if there is any sunken booty in the lake.

The lake is enjoyed by water sports enthusiasts and bird watchers alike. I enjoyed the lake for its serenity and beautiful colors.

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  • Pros:Easy access
  • Cons:cannons are nonoperable!
  • Last visit to Castillo de San Felipe: Aug 2004
  • Intro Written Aug 31, 2004
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  • quime's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2005 at 8:07 AM

    how i did forget to visit this Castillo? i already took notes for my next trip to Guatemala...

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