Independence Square Fountain in Callao, Peru - Encircle Photos

5 Independence Square Fountain in Callao, Peru

During the distinguished military career of General-in-Chief Bartolomé Salom, he was a leader during campaigns in the Wars of Independence of Venezuela, Colombia and Peru. One of his many victories was the siege of Real Felipe Fortress show in the background. In January, 1826, he secured the surrender of fort commander José Ramón Rodil and his Spanish troops. In 1866, this water fountain was erected in Independence Square as a tribute to that event.

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Pileta Paz Soldan, Callao 07021, Peru

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