Fuerte San Antonio

sights / Military

Fuerte San Antonio information

Ancud , Chile
cnr Lord Cochrane & Baquedano
Opening hours
8:30am-9pm Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm Sat & Sun
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During the wars of independence, Fuerte San Antonio was Spain's last Chilean outpost. At the northwest corner of town, late-colonial cannon emplacements look down on the harbor from the early-19th-century remains of the fortress. There's a somewhat secluded beach, Playa Gruesa, behind the north wall.