Real Felipe Fortress

Local nameFortaleza Real Felipe
LocationLima, Peru

The Real Felipe Fortress was built to defend the main Peruvian port and the city of Lima from pirates and corsairs during colonial times. The fortress was pivotal in the 1866 naval battle between a Spanish fleet sent to South America to "reclaim" its colonies and land batteries in the coast of Peru. The Real Felipe Fortress is currently the Peruvian Army Museum, displaying historical uniforms, weapons and other military paraphernalia.

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Address Callao, Peru

Coordinates -12°3'46.227" N -77°8'56.82" E

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