Castle of the Cheese, Porto

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  • Hits the baseness of the walls but the rest was just a cannon aimed at the sea, not an outpost against attacks from the ground. Curious a staircase with Central and lateral slides steps to push up and down rotated guns and carts.
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  • A small installation fortyfikacyjna, which is very well preserved. Is located right on the ocean, you can explore how has more time.
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  • It is an old building of the city of Porto. The correct name is Fort São Francisco Xavier, but the city is known as the castle of the cheese. Tell the people that the name comes from the shape of the large rock where it is built. Is well recovered and allows visits to many people that walk by the sea, in one of the most pleasant areas of the city of Porto.
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  • Good for a quick visit while you are along the beach. 0,50 euros entrance, upstairs you can take good pictures with the sea/beach and arsenals that are stored in the fort.
  • Nice to see if you are in Portugal. But there is no cheese.
  • good views, good for take a picture. its small and dont offer nothing interesting exept the view
  • That is a nice place to have some rest as observing the fort and to have a look at sunset or sunrise if you come soon enough. Next to it there is an important bus stop so it is very easy to go there and come back if you are only looking for visiting the place.
  • Nice view of the coast line. Inside it doesn't have much to see.

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Portugal's second city offers a healthy variety and quantity of accessible accommodations. The historical city center on the northern bank of the River Douro teems with hotel options, ranging from budget-friendly hostels and guesthouses, which often have shared rooms, to upscale, luxury hotels housed in larger buildings and packed with amenities. All of these options place you conveniently close to the town's main sights, including churches, historical squares, and more. On top of that, many hotels on the northern bank boast good views from their hilltop vantage points. If you want to save big on cost, it's worth considering a more low-key hostel or small hotel on the less-popular southern bank.
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