San Matheus Fort, Cabo Frio

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Built into a rocky outcropping off the coast, this military installation once used for defense now gives visitors an ideal spot for ocean views. San Matheus Fort defended the settlers near this chunk of coast from threats on the water. Today, it is a landmark that attracts passersby from all over the world. You won't find a museum or guided tour, but the breeze on your face and the sea slamming into the rocks below make this a good location to take in the beauty of the country's coastline. Plan a trip to Cabo Frio easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Fortress located in the left corner of the Praia do Forte. Small visitation area, with a mini Museum. Free access, but poor infrastructure. Is only the view of the beach and canal.
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  • The building is very old but it's not attractive. Access offers risk by not offering a minimum of security. There's no railing on the access to the Fort. The scenery is spectacular!
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  • Both the ascent and descent to Fort you can't lean on, there's no handrail has nothing to do with it just away from those who want to climb to take advantage of that stunning view. I hope you fix this problem
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  • Beautiful place. Good place to view the coast of Cabo Frio.
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  • Very beautiful place. A good reason to come.

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