This fortress was build in order to protect the island and was ment to be an arsenal. Many years and more people were needed to complete rise up of it near the coast of... read more
The Fortress of Isabel II was built between the years 1850 and 1875; it is...
The Fortress of Isabel II was built between the years 1850 and 1875; it is located in one of the most beautiful spots on the island of Minorca and contituiting one of the best examples of late XIXth Century military architecture.
This is a huge historic fort, open to the public, situated at the mouth of the harbour of Mahon. Guided tours are available but you can walk freely with handsets. Itis well organised.