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Address: 1 S Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: +1 904-829-6506
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Spanish fort begun 1695, also used by English and Americans

Lots of photo opportunities as well as things to learn. Its use over multiple centuries by multiple groups defies a short summary - except it is still there to see and explore... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Covington, Kentucky
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Covington, Kentucky
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118 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of photo opportunities as well as things to learn. Its use over multiple centuries by multiple groups defies a short summary - except it is still there to see and explore. The many groups of kids on field trips made me skeptical it would be enjoyable, but it is large enough to explore without being in the din.

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Florence, South Carolina
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194 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the fort on a beautiful day and were amazed by its historical importance, the size and history. The hot box that heated cannon balls or shot was really interesting. The idea was to heat cannonballs red hot and then fire them at the enemy ships to set them afire.

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must visit in SA, many love to walk around and skip the visit, but it's worth a while to take the tour and se the Castillo, Spanish built, makes the visit to SA worth the trip. Parking is available.

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Shelbyville, Indiana
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just thought it would be more of a tour. It seemed sluggish and just not what I expected. I guess, I thought we would see more visuals.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the fort is interesting there are many rooms and a dungen the kids will love. the upper level has a great view of the water and the city

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well-preserved Spanish fort which was never defeated. Excellent live presentations of life in the fort in the Spanish time. Regular demonstrations of cannon firing. Just outsidethe popular historic area.

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Thank Jeffrey H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The fortifications were physically interesting and the history uncovered many unknown facts. Fun for adults and kids alike. Was a great way to celebrate the anniversary of the parks system.

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Thank Gary H
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this Spanish fort. Walked around Thanksgiving day it was closed. It's along bay. Lovely grounds someone was having a picnic. Received the history of the fort from Trolley drivers. I think it would be interesting to visit inside!

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Merritt Island, Florida
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71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well preserved historic fort. Actors in period costume and cannons fired at imaginary enemies... Super experience for kids. Tons to explore! Recommend

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is more of a walk through and explore than a tour. I gave it only 4 because I am a homeschooling mom and would've loved a thorough tour for our children. However, there were many men dressed for the era walking around ready to take pictures and to chat. After the cannon shooting, we spoke with one of the... More 

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