Lota Fortress

The Lota Fortress plaza was built by the Spanish in 1661 under the command of Pedro Porter.  The surrounding area was initially built as a fortress to protect against Mapuche Indian attacks.  The site is now open to visitors who can view the armaments and walk through the fortress.

Thursday, August 06, 2009  
 

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The Lota Fortress plaza was built by the Spanish in 1661 under the command of Pedro Porter.  The surrounding area was initially built as a fortress to protect against Mapuche Indian attacks.  The site is now open to visitors who can view the armaments and walk through the fortress.

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