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Castillo de San Carlos Borromeo

Pampatar’s fort, the Castillo de San Carlos Borromeo, is in the center of town, on the waterfront. It was built from 1663 to 1684 on the site of a previous stronghold that was destroyed by European pirates. It’s...

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Café Colonial

This is by far Pampatar’s most charming eating option and it’s well worth stopping off for a meal here on your way through the town’s historic center. The place is bright and airy, with a delicious menu of modern...

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Casa de la Cultura

The Casa de la Cultura is in the old customs house. It's worth a peek for its occasional art exhibits.