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Fuerte 31 de Marzo

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A site to see on a quick tour

Husband, son, and I saw this fort on our quick tour of Mazatlan. We toured in a vehicle called... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Michelle A
via mobile
Apparently Closed to Public - Quite Limited In Any Event

We could not enter the fort when we visited March 12, 2016 but could look inside and view the outer... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
Richard289
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Calgary
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Built in 1892, this fort honors the March 31, 1864 heroic efforts of a local garrison, and now serves as a maritime office.
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12 Apr 2016
“A site to see on a quick tour”
12 Mar 2016
“Apparently Closed to Public - Quite Limited In Any Event”
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Husband, son, and I saw this fort on our quick tour of Mazatlan. We toured in a vehicle called pumeria. It is like a mix of a Volkswagon and golf cart. If we had the time, we would have walked the coast. This was a...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We could not enter the fort when we visited March 12, 2016 but could look inside and view the outer walls. There is one cannon facing the bay and one can imagine many soldiers serving here, with more cannon, peering through the slits in the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Often misnamed the Old Spanish Fort, it actually is a monument to the heroic Battle of Mazatlan that took place when the warship Cordelliere tried to land troops here during the French invasion of 1864. They were repelled by canon fire from El Vigia (Lookout...More

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