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Forte do Presepio, Belem
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The panoramic views from the ramparts are alone well worth a visit to Forte do Presepio. Standing among the original canons, you can look out over Guajará Bay and witness, from a safe distance, the impressive flocks of vultures descending on Ver o Peso market. The fort itself is in the historic center of Belém and home to a small museum where you can take a tour and learn about the local history. A collection of ceramics and native Tupi and Marajoara artifacts dates from before the arrival of the Portuguese to the region. Using our online itinerary creator, Belem attractions like Forte do Presepio can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Fort is a striking building in the city of Bethlehem, the story that brings the colonization of the region by construction that resisted hundreds of years, in addition to the view as a result of the construction of Fort
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  • In complex Happy Lusitania, around other buildings of historic and cultural interest in Bethlehem, the Nativity refers to the founding of the city. The location, overlooking the market see the weight and other points of interest such as the Guajará Bay, allows the visitor to make beautiful pictures. Entry costs just 4.00 R$ and within its walls are exposed old artillery pieces and ammunition. In addition, there is a museum that tells a bit of the beginning of Portuguese colonization in Amazonia and also displays marajoara pottery pieces and objects.
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  • The first time I was in Bethlehem was afraid to visit the Fort. There was a fever of the thieves in the place. but this time was different this happening a citizenship, visited all, took pictures.
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