Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Callao, Peru


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
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Callao, Peru

Overview

Callao, with a population of just under one million, is the largest and most important port in Peru. Callao is located west of Lima, the country's capital, and is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area which is one-third of Peru's population. Callao is built on and around a peninsula which includes a large naval base.

Things to Do

Fortaleza del Real Felipe is a fortress that was built to protect Callao. It took over 20 years to complete, but finished in 1767. It it shaped like a pentagon with each corner having its own canons. A great landmark to visit.

Driving Directions

Av. Contralmirante Raygada 110
Callao
Peru

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