Castle of San Felipe de Lara

Guatemala
Date of Submission: 23/09/2002
Criteria: (iv)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Coordinates: Livingston, Izabal
Ref.: 1761
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Description

Category cultural Heritage, Castle of San Felipe de Lara, it is composed for defensive strength that watched over the entrance to the old Kingdom of Guatemala from the Caribbean sea, built during the time of Spanish dominance (1524-1821). This construction has served from protection to important cultural goods for the reconstruction of the history of this type of monuments. It is connected in a natural, simply impressive landscape.