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Spanish Stronghold in the Caribbean: La Fortaleza and San Juan Historic Site in Puerto Rico
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Language(s): English 

Summary/Historical Context

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Between the 15th and 19th centuries, a series of defensive structures was built at this strategic point in the Caribbean Sea to protect the city and the Bay of San Juan. They represent a fine display of European military architecture adapted to harbour sites on the American continent.

Place/country: United States of America,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:49
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in: 1983

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