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Type
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Location
Fort San Pedro, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines
Distance From City Center
0.8 km
Family Friendly
No
Average rating
4.7
Number of reviews
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Fort San Pedro Iloilo

Fort San Pedro, also known as Fort Nuestra Senora del Rosario, is situated along San Pedro Drive in the domestic port district. The castle, which was quadrilateral in form and measured 60 by 60 meters, was constructed between 1603 and 1616. 

The walls were made from cut-outs of Guimars, bricks, and coral stones found along the Panay Coast. It is about 12 feet high at low tide and 30 feet deep.

Fort San Pedro was founded to defend the city from invaders such as Dutch and Moro pirates who posed a threat to Iloilo. The fort fell into disrepair in the early twentieth century and was completely demolished after World War II.

 

How to get there

Fort San Pedro Iloilo is located along San Pedro Drive in the domestic port area of the city. Ride a jeepney or cab going to this destination.

 

Best time to visit

It is best to visit this during daytime, from 8 AM to 5 PM.

Frequently asked questions

Where is Fort San Pedro located?

It is located in San Pedro Drive, Iloilo City.

What is the current situation of Fort San Pedro Iloilo?

The historic fort has been replaced by a park, with a statue of Christ standing in its place.