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'''El Castillo''' is a city in [[Rio_San_Juan_(Nicaragua)|Rio San Juan]] department of [[Nicaragua]].
There is more than one place called '''El Castillo''':
===[[Costa Rica]]===
El Castillo de la Imaculata Concepcion, located on the San Juan river of Nicaragua, was built in the 1670's to protect Lake Nicaragua and its ports, mainly Granada and Leon. Construction began shortly after an attempt was made by the pirate Gallardito to take control of the port of Granada and all the profits gained by its trade industry.
* [[El Castillo (Costa Rica)]] — located in very close proximity to the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal.
==Get in==
You can get in from [[San Carlos (Nicaragua)|San Carlos]] at the south-east corner of the [[Lago Nicaragua]] by boat (Cordobas $75 pp = $4 US).
* [[El Castillo (Nicaragua)]] —  a city in [[Rio San Juan]] department
Boats leave [[San Carlos (Nicaragua)|San Carlos]] at 6:30 am, 8 am, 10:30 (high season), 12:30, 2:30, 4:30
==Get around==
Reading a book in the library which is right inside the ''castillo''. Listen to the sounds of the village and the water running down the river while reading Edouardo Galleanos book ''Las Venas abiertas de Latinoamerica''.
==Get out==
[[WikiPedia:El Castillo, Río San Juan]]

Latest revision as of 22:52, 30 May 2013

There is more than one place called El Castillo:

Costa Rica[edit]


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