Puerto Cabello attractions

in Puerto Cabello

Castillo Libertador

North of the old town, and separated from it by the entrance channel to the harbor, is colonial Fortín San Felipe, later renamed Castillo Libertador. It’s a fine-looking fort, though in a state of disrepair. It was …
in Puerto Cabello

Museo de Historia

Built in 1790 as a residence, this decaying building has graceful facades over both the historic streets Calle de los Lanceros and Calle Bolívar; they’re both next to each other and off the plaza. There isn’t much i…
in Puerto Cabello

Teatro Municipal

The colorful Teatro Municipal dates from 1880 and is a replica of one in Havana, Cuba. It’s a beautiful theater with 617 seats, two balconies and a huge 640kg chandelier. Ballerina Ana Pavlova, tango songbird Carlos…
in Puerto Cabello

Fortín Solano

On the 100m-high hill to the south of the city sits this fort built in the 1760s to secure commercial operations. Reputedly the last colonial fort built in Venezuela, it commands excellent views of the city and the …