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Holds interesting museum/exposition

The fort is well located and easily accesible. It has been restored to ressemble its original form... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
960maartenr
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Rio de Janeiro
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Lovely fortress

it helps know about indigenous tribes that lived before portuguese conquest and its destiny. It is... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Albert L
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was a small but fairly well preserved fort. There was not a lot to see apart from some canons. The best things were the view of the market and also the views across to the islands. My lasting memory is of the number of...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

A small but unremarkable fort, Climbing the walls gave us a good view of the markets and daily life of the city

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This Fort is near the peer and the building/ museum / cannons are all really interesting. Our visit was accompanies by a guy singing opera on top of his voice :D.

Thank Ying Z
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The fort is well located and easily accesible. It has been restored to ressemble its original form. It also includes a little museum offering an interesting exposition on the archeological findings on the Marajó-people and island across the river from Belem. Although small it provides...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

it helps know about indigenous tribes that lived before portuguese conquest and its destiny. It is clean and nicely maintained

Thank Albert L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A beatiful fort form the XIX century, to protcet the port of Belem. You find old english cannons and an exibhit about the hitoriy of Belem settlement and the native tribes.

Thank Lmadrid
Reviewed 28 August 2017

In this fortress, located in a square, where there are also the Santo Alexandre Church (Museum of Baroque Art), Sé Cathedral, and the Casa das Onze Janelas (a charming house with eleven windows), is a pictoresque place, great for beautiful photos with the Guajará bay...More

Thank meliseolive
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice view from Ver o Peso Market and some history about tupinambas tribe. Unfortunatelly all in portuguese. The whole area is a remakable location of the old city of Belem. Fort, pier and market. Massive variety of exotic food and best place to buy fresh...More

Thank Fabio O
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It is well preserved, but there is not much to see. You combine the visit here to the museum with the ship and the 11 windows museum and you have a nice combination. There is not much info about the history and you can walk...More

Thank Marcelo Y
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Make it part of your itinerary while walking in the area. Spend some half an hour there, well preserved. Good pictures can be taken. Be aware while you walk from the market to this fort, your camera might draw some unwanted attention.

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