Forte Sao Jose, Funchal

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  • No words can explain this place. Unique, quirky, you must visit especially for the interesting swimming pool!!!!  more »
  • We decided to give this a try as we were in the area after having visited the CR7 museum. It was the oddest place we have been too! But also interesting & quiet. We didn't meet the Prince but a young ...  more »
  • Located just at the start of the approach to the cruise ship terminal, this basic and bonkers little place offers a good view and some quirky reading matter. It's free to enter but they just ask for a...  more »
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  • Interesting story. Uncertain future of the Prince of the Fort. Check the News and Youtube videos
  • Funny story. Shall I apply for citizenship?
  • Great round to view from the terrace of the small Forte
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  • Historical monument. Well situated, rustico and single.
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  • A Kleinststaat with a monarch without subjects.
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