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Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte)

Off Estrada do Repouso, Macau, China
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Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an observatory and the Macau Museum.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday

This fort is located beside the Ruins of St. Paul. So don't miss this place while at St. Paul. Climb to the top of the fort and we will be rewarded with a vintage view of St. Paul.

Thank TanPiakPhuang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site used to be an old fort used by Portuguese to defend Macau. There are still a lot of cannons at this place. From the top we can have a nice 360 degree view of Macau city and bay. Below is the Macau Museum...More

Thank Patric01
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Very close to the historic centre and right next to the museum so worth a visit whilst you are there. The views are great and you can get a photo with the cannons.

Thank jane d
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The fort itself was pretty ordinary and I heard it was used to fend off the Dutch invasion of Macau in the 1700s, so there is some history there. But you could get a panoramic view of the entire peninsula including sites like st. Paul...More

Thank Ansel Z
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Before anything else let me just say that THIS FORT HAS AN ESCALATOR. We walked up the hard way and due to the heat and humidity along with the flights of stairs we all arrived at the top dying. Offers nice views of the city...More

1  Thank Maria F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This place has some amazing views over Macau. It's set in a beautiful "park" and is well worth the visit - specially if you're going to St. Pauls ruins. The fort is right next to the ruins.

Thank Paulo G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

You just can find some cannon in the larfe rooftop. u can find telescope around there to see macau city. But, it free to enter.

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

You should not miss the view over Macau. Make sure you take a walk around the Fortress and take some nice impressions (and photos) of Macau with you.

Thank Ralf S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There's a lot to learn from this old fort and museum. The fort itself is reasonably well kept given its age and one can appreciate its historical relevance (and Macau's in general) from reading through the exhibits in the attached museum. The view is also...More

Thank mmersolbarg
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This fort is right next to st.paul ruins. Very easy to find. The architecture and history here are awesome.

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