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Santa Catarina Fort, Cabedelo

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Located near the mouth of the river Paraíba do Norte, Santa Catarina Fort is a small colonial fort with a rich history. The location has been fortified since the late sixteenth century, but the existing structure dates back only to the eighteenth century. The fort has been the site of many fierce battles, protecting the Portuguese from colonial invaders such as the Dutch and French, and consequently has been partially destroyed and rebuilt several times. From the walls, you have a commanding view of the surrounding environment. Put Santa Catarina Fort into our Cabedelo itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very nice location, great view and place to admire the natural beauties of the town of cabedelo a special place
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  • Brave the local effort to keep the place. Always have a guide available that makes the difference with the historical information and don't charge a fixed price for the Guide, leaving the tourist set the value criterion after the tour. We contribute with R$ 20.00. The location this well maintained but there's nothing beyond the architecture and your story. Worth knowing!
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  • The site has a huge historical and cultural richness to the municipality of Cabedelo-PB. It's a shame you don't have the attention of the city administration. Visitors have the impression that the place is abandoned. IT IS WORTH VISITING BECAUSE THE LANDSCAPE IS L
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  • Lugar lindo, simplesmente fantástico!
  • Genial!!! Lugar lindo e com ótimos guias. Super, super cultural.
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  • Lugar bonito mais abandonado e triste
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