Fortress of San Felipe de Barajas


Name:  Fortress of San Felipe de Barajas

Place:  Cartagena, Colombia

View:  Photograph from the Hornabeque Battery towards San Lazaro, the earliest fort construction on the summit of San Lazaro hill.

Date:  San Lazaro Fort 1656 – 1657; subsequent additions 1762 -1769

Architects:  R. Carr, Gaspar Mejia, 1656 campaign; Antonio de Arevalo, 1762 campaign

Style or Period:  Spanish Colonial Military architecture

Catalogue No.   ZC1925

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