Fort San Felipe#8 in Best Things To Do in Puerto Plata
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Fort San Felipe holds some historical significance, and perhaps will be a little fun for kids who've never seen a fort before, but it's not an overwhelmingly compelling site. But Puerto Plata is largely a beach town with very few must-sees, hence the fort's inclusion as a U.S. News' Top Attraction.
One unenthusiastic TripAdvisor user notes: "I suppose the fort itself is ok, but after you walk up the stairs and look at the views of the harbor filled with commercial liners, you are pretty much finished because it is so small." Other reviewers negatively highlight a fairly aggressive set of street vendors positioned just outside the fort.
You can visit Fort San Felipe for a trifle (less than $2 USD) any day of the week.
- The fort is included on most city tours. A restored lighthouse is adjacent, and is included in the entry fee for the fort." -- Fodor's
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