Pampatar and the San Carlos of Borromeo Castle
Pampatar is a city with a very particular charm, thanks to the San Carlos of Borromeo Castle. It’s located in the East part of Porlamar, and with the growing of the city, Pampatar is almost a part of Porlamar
A street in Pampatar
The streets of Pampatar (in particular those near the castle) have a colonial touch, that give them a lot of interest. The Church of the Christ of the Good Trip is another of the attractions of Pampatar.
Beach from Pampatar
Beach in the sorruondings of Pampatar
In Pampatar, resides the castle, there is a quiet beach. And if you drive further away you will soon find other beaches and residential zones or more modern hotels.
Fish in the Pampatar Bay
Pampatar was in its origins, a fisher town. Still in the bay you can match fishing activity like you can see in the photo.
Pampatar Castle (San Carlos of Borromeo Castle)
View of the Castle of San Carlos of Borromeo from the see
Cannon from the castle
Tower of the castle
The castle of Pampatar is the best conserved castle on Margarita Island. It’s the typical castle of the colonial times, with cannons, dungeon and drawbridge. It also has a historical special interest. In this castle, Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi, was also locked for some days, before she was sent to La Guaira.
Side view of the Castle
When you go to Margarita, don’t miss visiting this castle. You’ll love it.
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