Fuerte de San Miguel, Chuy

Head to Fuerte de San Miguel, an abandoned 18th century military fort. The Portuguese built the structure to defend the village from Spanish invaders, and the Spanish later reinforced it before abandoning it after Uruguayan independence was established. View the large stone ruins of the fort, restored in the 1930s and later declared a National Monument. Inside, view a collection of historical army uniforms, a small museum of military history, and an exhibit of watercolors by local artist Emilio Regalia. Plan to see Fuerte de San Miguel and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chuy family vacation planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Excellent opportunity for fun, leisure and historical knowledge, this is the ride at the Fort of São Miguel, Uruguay.
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  • July 19, 2017
    The 7 Km from the city of Chuy in Brazil/Uruguay border is the magnificent Fuerte de San Miguel. The first structure dates from 1734, but already in 1740, your plant amounted, featuring starry format with 4 pentagonal bastions on the corners, with walls and internal service buildings erected in irregular unit of stone masonry. Restored and very well preserved, tells the story with excellence, on your inside museums and a small shop selling books and souvenirs. I recommend all the ride!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • June 11, 2017
    A large field, a beautiful Museum with some wagons which for us was impressive, a neat and nice to see fortress and the star was climbing the weevil Hill passing between bulls and cows on a narrow dirt road and shrubs on the sides... to reach the panoramic view was very nice. He likes nature and natural landscapes is something you have to know because the photos do not say anything. Between shrubs, we climbed up large stones with children 2 and 3 years. the entrance to the Fort out 40 pesos and I remember well, but I think that Monday and Tuesday is closed.
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  • January 30, 2017
    Well maintained historic site. Charge input but low cost and well worth it. Good view from the Fort.
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  • June 5, 2017
    If I liked... It's beautiful
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  • April 12, 2017
    Beautiful ride well near the Chui, worth going for their historical value. Of course more reviews of what you will be seeing one.
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  • January 6, 2017
    Excellent historical place, all very well taken care of to make one feel that it is at the time. Many things are learned and seen how they lived exactly at that moment and how they lived in the fortress.
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  • February 16, 2017
    A very nice, historical, short walk. They charge a very cheap entry.
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