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Reis Magos Fortress

Avenida Cafe Filho, s/n | Praia do Forte, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59025-280, Brazil
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Take a free tour of this well-maintained fortress built to protect Brazil from foreign invaders in the 17th century.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
24 Apr 2017
“Would need some taking care off.”
24 Jul 2016
“Hystory and great view”
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Avenida Cafe Filho, s/n | Praia do Forte, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59025-280, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a small fortress on the outskirts of Natal. To be honest, I have only seen it from the outside but that was good enough. Beware of security if you go there on your own.

Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

An amazing part of brazilian history! A fort from the XVI century, the turist guides are excellent, worth every minute spent there.

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice fort with a lot of history but unfortunately there wasn't any guide who could tell me the history. The guides couldn't speak english, such a shame because it could be a very interesting experience. I hope they will make it more...More

Thank Elien D
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This visit is a must if you come to Natal. You can either get there yourself or use the Mar Azul Day City Tour which includes this visit plus other amazing sites. We took the Mar Azul City Tour and this fort was our first...More

Thank Alejandra E
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I really enjoy that this is part of this city history, although today it has been really modified to fit tourist needs , you can still see more-less how it worked 400 years ago. I would recomend to find a friend who know the history...More

Thank Heitor Uchoa B
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This fort was built to defend the continent from invasions from the East. It is star shaped and named for the Three Wise Men. Construction started on the Epiphany in 1599. It is located near the city of Natal. Once dropped of by a bus,...More

Thank epuya
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Well, if you know anything about Natal, you would know that it is a historical city in regards to it's relationship with the United States. I would recommend going to this fort which is the furthest east point in Brazil. It is very cool. However,...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I know it is very old but there did not seem to be a lot going on to preserve this fort. It actually seems to be the opposite with people not caring about how it looks or what it meant. A shame seeing as how...More

Thank manzellam
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We went here on the public bus from Ponta Negra, despite speaking no Portuguese the locals were friendly telling us which bus to get and where to get off. The fort is worth seeing and offers great views, in a unique setting on the mouth...More

Thank AggiePirate
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Due to the bad maintenance and the dangerous(!) situation they are going to close it for public. Do not visit it when being alone, having watch, camera, bag when it is still open! The walk to the fort is dangerous! There are young bandits working...More

Thank Marijan W
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