Sao Joao da Foz Fortress, Porto

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Sao Joao da Foz Fortress is located in Porto. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sao Joao da Foz Fortress by using our Porto tourist route planner.
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  • August 19, 2017
    The Fort is very nice from the outside. The interior also is beautiful and has a privileged view of the Atlantic Ocean. However, it seems to me that should be better harnessed and above all better publicized.
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  • March 17, 2017
    This point can be seen at the terminus of the historic tram line. The fortress itself is not worth mentioning. Only the Atlantic coast or river mouth is interesting.
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  • March 10, 2017
    Stay on the beach, in front of the Lighthouse of Felgueiras, with many restaurants, you can park on the street even with coins pays the caliper.
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  • Planed by may grandfather :) Simão de Ruão. Very important to the protection of the entrance to Porto by river Douro.
  • Ruins of ancient military building. Free entrance. Beautiful walk to continue along the coast.
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  • 雖然列為世界文化遺產,但是缺乏管理及維護。地點可眺望大西洋及Douro River滙流處。
  • A pleasant taste of history of this amazing city. Free entrance
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  • Excellent coastal defense structure built at the time of operation
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