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Castillo de Jagua Fortress Cienfuegos

Plagued by bandits, buccaneers and pirates, Spanish king Philip V decided to build a fortress in Cienfuegos to protect the entrance to the city’s bay in the 1740s. It was originally called the Castillo de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Jagua due to the name of the location known as Jagua, just outside the […]

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