Magnificent examples of 17th- and 18th-century military architecture, these Panamanian forts on the Caribbean coast form part of the defence system built by the Spanish Crown to protect transatlantic trade.

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2 sites in this World Heritage

  • Portobelo
  • San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo

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DATA

Region
Latin America and the Caribbean
Country
Panama 
Category
Cultural
Name
Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(iv)
Year of Registered
1980
Keyword
Fort and Fortress, Registered in 1980, World Heritage in Danger