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. Plan your visit to Santa Catarina Fort and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cabedelo road trip app .
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Turla AOctober 2, 2017
A Fortaleza é sem dúvida um dos principais pontos turísticos de Cabedelo. É um espaço que poderia ser melhor preservado, mas ainda assim é um monumento histórico que vale a pena conhecer. O valor de e... more »The fortress is undoubtedly one of the key sights of Cabedelo. It is a space that could be better preserved, but still is a historic monument that is worth knowing. The input value is symbolic.
RoAngelhSeptember 20, 2017
Para quem gosta de dar um passeio no passado, vale a pena visitar o forte Santa Catarina, com mais de 400 anos, que fica localizado na cidade de Cabedelo-PB, distante 30 min (20,3 km) via BR-230. Lá p... more »For those who like to take a walk in the past, it is worth visiting the Fort Santa Catarina, with more than 400 years, which is located in the town of Cabedelo-PB, 30 min (20.3 km) via BR-230. We can imagine how there was fighting to be both studied in history books of Brazil or even seen in movies. We got on the scene the cannons, robust architecture to withstand the attacks, the strategic points ... and so the imaginations run loose in that place. The tour consists of a visit to the Chapel and a former prison that today functions as a small art gallery, as show in the pictures. There is also space to buy local handicrafts. The day we went, we could see the departure of a ship, since it is close to the port of Cabedelo and the kids loved it. Our tour was more fun since we went by train from João Pessoa to Cabedelo. Valley report that there is a symbolic entrance fee that is used for site maintenance and the visit has the local tour guides.
Fernando ASeptember 14, 2017
Lugar maravilhoso que retrata tempos de glória e de defesa do território da Paraíba. História viva e o monumento muito bem preservado. E cuidado por uma ONG demonstrando um alto grau de compromisso cu... more »Wonderful place which depicts times of glory and territory defense of Paraíba. Living history and the beautifully preserved monument. And care by a non-governmental organization demonstrating a high degree of cultural commitment of cabedelenses.
Denize Micheline VieiraJuly 5, 2017
Historical place. Very interesting!
Fernando De Araujo / FDAJanuary 2, 2017
Historic place. Unique area. ****
Nanda PirisDecember 2, 2016
Matheus SantosOctober 19, 2016
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Veronica ValentimJuly 25, 2017Historical heritage of PB, place of fundamental importance to the history of the local people and Brazil, a symbol of the struggles and invasions of their ancestors, especially the people of Europe when it came to install here. Place super maintained and safe and one of the main sights of the Paraíba.
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