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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It costs only 0,5 EUR, so if you're in the area an have a few time it's worth to visit. It has lovely sight at the ocean, a few cannons and towers on the top.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skorusbeata
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This scenic place is far from the center but Yellow bus stops there on its round tour. Small but with interesting history that is still palpable when walking at the upper floor with all canyons pointing toward the sea inlet. Very scenic and devoid of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janoshka
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

What saves is the sightseeing. It's a wonderful place to have a look at the beach. Admission is also 50 cents, which is totally worthy. Problem is, there's no information at all. No history of the place or signs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gamarcon
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

An old defensive castle with history On the top you got an amazing view A bar toilets and a little shop inside

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 386betom
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Ruins of an old fort dating back to 1661 — interesting to stop for a brief visit (it's right next to Sea Life Porto, so if you visit that attraction, you can stop here briefly afterwards). The entry fee is completely reasonable — 50¢/adult, free...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank igal27
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a rough travel day with the hop on hop off bus. So when we got off at this stop to have lunch we were a little disappointed at the size. But the cost of 50 cent per adult made us happy to go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W7801AJjuliat
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Inspired by European and British castles. It is easy to get to via the yellow bus company and it is located in Matosinhos. The castle is closed on a Monday Great for kids and to explore the history of it

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Vivacat12
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Named after the bedrock which was cheese portion shaped, this C17th fort is now really little more than a C18th gun platform, used to protect Porto from coastal invaders. It is definitely worth seeing though - if only for the heritage perspective and the outstanding...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great views interesting fort. Easy to walk into. access right from parking lot. Short visit or linger

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank cbs10582018
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped here on a wander up the coast. Its only small so it doesn't really take long to look around. The main thing is the great views across the coastline. Worth popping in if you are in the area, but I wouldn't make a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Shantele72
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