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Forte de S. Bras

Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
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Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The fort is located on the water right near the Portas de Cidade square. It was big and there were a lot of rooms to go through. It was interesting – the view from the top was worth a look. The price to enter is...More

Thank Bluebordercollie
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Was only 3 euro and you will get to spend at least an hour and a half plus visiting a fort. There is a very good military collection of artifacts from old to more recent times. If you like military firearms, this is a must.

Thank JohnandDene
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been in bigger forts with lots of cannons and stone walls, but for the price paid this one is a good investment to spend a nice couple of hours. The outside is nice and the inside museus very interesting.

Thank mohiki79
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This fort houses a military museum that only costs 3 euros for entrance. If you are a military buff, its totally worth it. And the walk along the waterfront to get there was nice as well.

Thank juc70sos
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Fortress affords beautiful views of the city and the port. It is well worth a visit just for the views but it also contains a military museum.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We went to visit this amazing place with a lot of history inside. Really nice feeling of all war and history. The money you have to pay will be worth it. There's a lot of exhibitions inside and you can easily spend 3 hours or...More

Thank Fla M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This imposing fort sits at the end of the main road along the waterfront. It is fronted by a war memorial and contains an army base as well as a museum, but its size and original function can just as well be appreciated from outside

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very well preserved fortification from old times when pirates and corsaries like to "visit " the island. This fort was a defense unit. A lot of artefacts like weapons, artilhery and so on.

Thank Pacmelo
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Everyone should see the effort, which defended their possessions, their families from malicious newcomers arriving from the sea. History has shown the same moments in this small island also demanding great strength from the men who served and serve (!) in the fort.

Thank akvanene
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Arrived one morning and thought we would have a look around and with the entrance fee very resonable-E2 ?.There are many different rooms and passageways all seem underground and there were many black/green patches of damp and the whole place needed some TLC. Many small...More

Thank KenPBATH
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