Castillo de San Felipe

One of the biggest tourist attractions in Guatemala is the Castillo de San Felipe (St. Philip's Castle), located in the department of Izabal.

Was a Spanish colonial fort strategically situated at the narrowest point to repel pirates.

The fort consists of a semicircular bastion enclosed behind two converging outer walls, each terminating in a roughly square tower. The fort has three storeys.

There are a lot of cannon's in the fort but only one is still preserved in bronze dated from 1796.

I was caught in this shot without a notice. Well, at least my back.

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