Baluarte de San Francisco & Baluarte de San Juan

Historic Building in Campeche

Once the primary defensive bastion for the adjacent Puerta de la Tierra, the Baluarte de San Francisco houses a pirate exhibition in both English and Spanish. You also enter here to walk along the Baluarte de San Juan, the smallest of the seven bulwarks. Here you can see the bell that was rung to alert the population in times of danger – different bells around the city had different sounds and meanings.