Puerto Cabello is located on the central coast of Venezuela. A city that has one of the two ports of greater economic and historical importance of the country. The port was established mid-16th century, due to its strategic location that conveniently allowed the arrival at Earth’s entire fleets of the Spanish Navy. The population grew to the rededor of this, that is today known as the city. The port became during the colonization an important trade point, since it was regarded as one of the best ports in the new world: from here came the cocoa, coffee, cotton and indigo to the Dutch Islands.
The streets of the colonial zone preserved the architectural beauty of the era, with its beautiful houses and cobbled streets, which make evoke a remarkable historical past. On the malecon, the sea, in addition to the imposing fortress of San Felipe, also known as the Castillo del Libertador, which served as a refuge for the city in the period may be colonial, since Pirates lurked her constantly. Solano fortress, constructed building is located at the entrance of the city by in 1732 by the Guipuzcoana company. From here you can see throughout the city and especially its port. Around plaza Bolivar are located the City Council and the beautiful church of San Jose, built with stone respond. For a visual tour go to the photos section.Submitted by Enrique de Mesa, creator of, a portal dedicated exclusively to port hair. Original author and source of the article