At the end of the 18th century, several exterior works were built that increased the radius of action of the Campeche square; One of them is this building completed on August 19, 1792, with King José Sabido de Vargas being Lieutenant of the King.
The Fort of San José can be considered as a perfectly conceived work, since it has a moat, barrel vaults, cistern and garitones that served to guard the exterior.
You can also see the hall that functioned as a hall, the guard room, the bedroom, the chapel, the kitchen, the gunpowder store, merlons, an embankment, embrasures and a latrine.
The cistern is a water tank that is filled by collectors; These are found in the vertices that face the interior of the central patio.
Photos Fort of San José