Reis Magos Fortress, Natal

3.9
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Join an informative free tour of Reis Magos Fortress, a medieval fortress built in 1598. Built to protect the city from possible foreign invaders, the site now serves as a local museum and a major tourist attraction. The fortress has retained its original five-point star shape, and still contains a chapel, cannons, and soldiers’ quarters. Also included on the site is the Marco de Touros, a marker stone placed there by the early Portuguese settlers. Stop by to explore the history of the region and enjoy panoramic views of the city, Ponte Nova Bridge, and the sand dunes across the Potenji River. Make Reis Magos Fortress part of your personalized Natal itinerary using our Natal vacation builder website .
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  • During my christmas stint, I had the displeasure of visiting the Fort of wise men. The place seems to be abandoned to the government. Reform is being made and the place seems to be abandoned without any policing. I wasted my time and i don't recommend this tour.
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  • Unfortunately, the fort is closed for internal visitation. One can only photograph externally, a fact that decreases - and much - the greatness of this place.
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  • Unfortunately it is closed but when passing during the tour I saw that must be very beautiful. A pity you can't know!
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  • Unfortunately the place was closed but there was no information about it. Only a sign said that it would open in December 2018. Also our driver told us to be careful as there are hobos around. It is a nice place, but we were very disappointed as it took us two extra rides to get there and then the gates were closed.
  • It’s a nice historical place to visit. The panoramic view is amazing.
  • This is a great place for military history people. The place is a bit of a walk probably not good for anyone with mobility problems are small children lots of places to get hurt.
  • A nice place to visit
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