Sao Tiago Fort, Funchal

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  • August 15, 2017
    wandering the marina, passing boulders Beach, you come to the Fort of santiago... is seen right away because the albero dark colour... the image takes you back to the past colonial and defensive of the island... don't know if you can visit, probably yes, because I had restaurant or cafeteria inside... only the vi from outside... below has some great pools and the area is worth a visit... traditional neighborhood place fishermen and Street restaurants... good local flavor
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  • July 31, 2017
    It is ideal for photos of the old town harbour along with the Santa Maria Street's Open Door Art Project.  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    The fort is worth a look for the views it gives of Funchal it's just few Euros, there was a photography exhibition when we went  more »

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