The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas (San Felipe de Barajas Castle) is a fortress in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The castle was built in 1536 and is located on the Hill of San Lázaro in a strategic location, dominating approaches to the city by land or sea. It was originally known as the Castillo de San Lázaro. It was built by African slave labor under Spanish supervision during the colonial era. The fortress was involved in several battles between the late 17th to early 19th centuries between European powers.
|Castillo San Felipe de Barajas
|Antonio de Arévalo
|Raid on Cartagena (1697)
Battle of Cartagena de Indias (1741)
|José de Herrera y Sotomayor (1739–41)
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