San Pablo Fort, Granada, Nicaragua

The San Pablo Fort

The San Pablo Fort is situated in Las Isletas near the beautiful colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. The Granada Islets were formed when the Mombacho volcano blew much of its cone into the lake thousands of years ago, thereby creating the archipelago. This Spanish fortress was built in 1789 to defend the city of Granada from pirates attacks. In colonial times, Pirates sailed up river from the Atlantic Ocean to Lake Nicaragua to raid Granada. This historic monument was restored in 1974 during the 450th anniversary of the founding of Granada. From the San Pablo Fort, you can admire the picturesque mountain chain of Chontaleña.


Leticia Davila studied Business Administration in English at the University in Granada, and later traveled abroad to complete more intensive studies in Business and English. She began to seriously pursue her passion for teaching the language, culture of traditions of Nicaragua in 2000, and is currently a teacher and the administrator of Spanish Dale! Married with three daughters (Pamela, Ixkra and Nirvana), Leticia enjoys social activities, volleyball and dancing.

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