Yucatán and Campeche States Sights

Baluarte de Santiago

  • Calles 8 and 49 Map It
  • Centro
  • Military Site

Published 08/28/2015

Fodor's Review

The last of the bastions to be built has been transformed into the X'much Haltún Botanical Gardens. It contains more than 200 plant species, including the enormous ceiba tree, which had spiritual importance to the Maya, symbolizing a link between heaven, earth, and the underworld. The original bastion, erected in 1704, was demolished at the turn of the 20th century, then rebuilt in the 1950s.

Sight Information

Address:

Calles 8 and 49, Circuito Baluartes, Campeche City, Campeche, 24000, Mexico

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Sight Details:

  • M$14 includes admission to Baluarte San Juan and Bastión de San Francisco
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–8, Sun. 9–4

Published 08/28/2015

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