San Juan de Ulúa (San Juan de Ulúa Fort)

Veracruz

It is very easy to get to San Juan de Ulúa from Veracruz since the island is very close to the port. Most of the tranvia (trolley car) tours depart from “Plaza Acuario” and will take you on a panoramic travel to the antique fortress in approximately 30 minutes.

Explore the old fortress, the presidential house and the wall. This are unique architectural spots that dates from 1535 under the guidance of Antonio de Mendoza. This place was final finished 172 years after the start of its construction.

This misterious precinct has a large history of torture and humiliation since it used to be a prison. The fortress also defended the country 4 times, one of them during the world famous Pastry War. This is why its has been called “The 4 Times Heroic”. Admire its rusted walls and stalactites and don't forget to take a lot of pictures from this travel to the past.

It is very easy to get to San Juan de Ulúa from Veracruz since the island is very close to the port. Most of the tranvia (trolley car) tours depart from “Plaza Acuario” and will take you on a panoramic travel to the antique fortress in approximately 30 minutes.

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Explore the old fortress, the presidential house and the wall. This are unique architectural spots that dates from 1535 under the guidance of Antonio de Mendoza. This place was final finished 172 years after the start of its construction.

This misterious precinct has a large history of torture and humiliation since it used to be a prison. The fortress also defended the country 4 times, one of them during the world famous Pastry War. This is why its has been called “The 4 Times Heroic”. Admire its rusted walls and stalactites and don't forget to take a lot of pictures from this travel to the past.

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