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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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  • Historic 18th century place, the crib was a milestone in the founding of Bethlehem. Very good to make a walk in the late afternoon, the place is quiet and clean and has a pretty nice view of the Guamá River.
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  • This strong you have a privileged view of the ver-o-peso and you know the Foundation of Bethlehem. It's a smooth ride for the evening.
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  • The space is well maintained and there are no fees to visit the Fort can see the river and the market See the weight.
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