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Contaduria

Top of Cerro de la Contaduria, San Blas, Mexico
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Old hillside fort built in 1770.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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4 Jan 2017
“Old Ruins in San Blas”
27 Nov 2016
“Nice view but limited museum”
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Top of Cerro de la Contaduria, San Blas, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We toured the old ruins of the church and fort in San Blas. An older gentleman was a bilingual historian and offered information. Beautiful old ruins of a church and a fort which once protected the port of San Blas in the 1500's. Lots of...More

1  Thank Catmama15
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the fort because we were told the view was phenomenal...and it was! We got a short tour by a guy who was super friendly, but didn't speak much English. We had our picnic lunch there and then moved on to our next...More

Thank Lesley B
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

You must visit!! Only $10 pesos. ($1.00 dollar to visit.) No charge for Children. No time frame. Enjoy the day. Great place for pictures. Lots of history to be told. Staff is wonderful. Will fill you in on the history of it, if you ask....More

Thank Places2Enjoy
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We visited la Contaduria in out quest to get to know a bit more of San Blas history. The Contaduria is a Fort which was used to defend San Blas from pirates. San Blas used to be the most important port in jorth mexico in...More

1  Thank chiquis88
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Interesting history here, but you have to work to get it.... read up before you go to the site, and make an effort to speak to the guide ( he is very patient with those of us who speak " tourist Spanish" ) in order...More

Thank greenever
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

Average Colonial ruins, about a km. from the town centre, with a good view of the town and the distant Pacific. The mosquitoes take no prisoners; douse yourself with Off! if you don't want instant chikungunya!

Thank 16jamesdoc
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

A short taxi ride will take you up to the old church ruins and the fort. Great views of San Blas and the ocean. Good perspective of where everything is.

1  Thank Valerie S
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