Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty, Paraty

Your walk to Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty will be accompanied by the singing of birds and views of the lands below that will make you swoon. The museum itself has two rooms: one exhibits the tradition of local dance and music, while the other is dedicated to the history and uses of the fort. On the grounds you'll find cannons pointing towards the ocean and a flat lawn that hosts visiting artist exhibits. Look for a tall, knobbed tree trunk just outside the fort's stone wall. Its twisted wood is a bizarre addition to the area. To visit Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty and get the most from your holiday in Paraty, create itinerary details personal to you using our Paraty online driving holiday planner .
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  • The Museum is small, with few objects, the building is beautiful. But what's worth even enjoy the view you have there.
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  • You can reach him after a gentle walk along a dirt road, very peaceful. The Museum is simple, but worth the visit. The monitor was nice and clarified the doubts about the objects exposed. It features an audiovisual room. The best of the visit, however, is small descent that leads to a sort of gazebo, with a beautiful view of the ocean.
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  • The tiny museum is closed - you can still see some of its content from the opened windows. It's more about the small hike to get there and very nice view over Paraty.  more »
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  • The trail going up and the area around the old fort has great views of the city and the ocean. There is not a lot left from the old fort, just the foundations and some cannons. There is a small museum on the top, with a permanent exhibit on the history of weighing and measurements. It is quick and free to visit.
  • Nice and quaint place. Not much left to see except some cannons, but it's worth for the surrounding nature.
  • A vista la em cima é muita linda ! Where: Forte Defensor Perpétuo, Paraty What: A battle fort How was it: Paraty in general is really nice. It's great they they protect this place and reserve the current style. There has been many new construction in Brazil and though it's good for business they have lost their identity along the way (or perhaps created a new one - but that's another debate). The hilltop of this fort with the canons is really great. We recommend you visit this place when in Paraty. It's a great contrast to the city centre and you will enjoy it, we're sure. Grade: Eli = 4, Serge = 4 Recommend: Yes
  • My wife & I arrived from British Columbia last November. We explored & geocached our way from Intervales Park to Paraty. A very well kept display. Old cannons poised for battle are positioned around the small fort's perimeter. A shaded walk gradually takes you up from the limited roadside parking just above the town of Paratay. Well worth visiting. We enjoyed watching the small monkeys that inhabit the surrounding foliage. The fort itself offers not only a historic sense of place but also some terrific evelated views out over the ocean. A great time of year to visit, this Canadian couple gives it 2 thumbs up!
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