Fort of Guadalupe

Hondarribia, Spain

The fort of Guadalupe is one of the most beautiful in Hondarribia. Its strategic location required a strong fortification for the village, and not only in the old part because the wall extends, in the form of multiple forts, to the whole village.

The fort's construction began in 1890 and opened 10 years later. It was used as a prison during the Civil War and as a military barracks till the end of the eighties. Nowadays, guided visits are organized at the weeekends in summer time.



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Founded: 1890
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Rafa A (2 years ago)
Es impresionante de grande y merece la pena ver tanto por fuera como por dentro y es muy fácil acceder al interior saltando la verja
anemiren69 (2 years ago)
Highly recommended 2-hour visit to Fort de Guadalupe by appointment. Time has flown by, the Arma plaza fundazioa guide is very attentive and highly trained for his work. You can tell he likes his job
Lorea (3 years ago)
A marvel. Visiting the fort is an experience that I think we should have once in a lifetime, at least, and more being from the area. For me it has always been a dream to be able to see and know the history of this fort, from within. Led by Juan Antonio Sáez, we were able to enjoy a guided tour of much of this wonderful fort. Without a doubt an experience that I will repeat. It is incredibly magnificent and interesting to go into all the nooks and crannies and know all the history that has been lived inside it.
Bassam SAEDY (4 years ago)
Seems very interesting from outside. Unfortunately, it was close during our visit.
Maximier Jno-Baptiste (5 years ago)
Didn't know that it was a fort, very interesting.
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