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Monte Brasil

Freguesia da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira, Portugal
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Bergen
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181 reviews 181 reviews
28 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

When staying in Angra, a walk up to Monte Brasil is more or less mandatory. You don't need to climb to the top to get a view. Walking to the small chapel Santo Antonio and further away from Angra is also an option.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Just loved everything in Angra. I really want to return as soon as possible. Monte Brasil gives You a nice view of the marine and Angra.

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Porto, Portugal
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you have the time and opportunity walk there, and get off the road. There are a lot of trails, all worthwhile. The saddest thing about the place are the caged animals, didn't liked those. But the view is amazing, the landscape incredible. Don't miss the place.

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San Francisco, California
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30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We walked from town up the hill to see the view of the city. There is an Army base up there and you walk past the guards. You can drive up too. This is a great place for pictures.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Coach stops here for photos. Great views across Anga and surrounding hills which provide shelter from the trade winds. johnep

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Terceira, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Its in a great location with wonderful views of the city of angra and SO many things for kids of all ages. Hills and a track and many different jungle gyms. But they're starting to show their age due to being in the weather. Some bolts are getting loose and the wood is starting to bend a little too much... More

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Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Living only a few minutes away from Monte Brazil after recently moving to Angra do Heroismo I thought I should write a review for this nature reserve. The reserve itself is somewhat spoiled by the local military barracks, which is nestled amongst the tree's and old fortifications but it isn't an eye-sore and is only visible briefly. The views are... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

There is nowhere on the planet that I cherish more than the city of Angra do Heroismo. My family traveled there last summer and spent a wonderful week together in town and checking out the rest of Terciera. My roots are here, so there is a special connection to the community, but travelers looking for something wonderfully different will find... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

It has a nice view over the city of Angra, and also it's quite a good spot to have a picnic with your family or friends. In the premises there is also animals, some in the wild other encaged.

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Birmingham
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

By far the best location on Terceira. Views from the top of the Monte back over Angra are superb. We saw people walking to the top but, unless you're into that sort of thing, I would recommend a car (taxi if you haven't a hire car). Interesting armaments situated at the top - couldn't help wondering who they were there... More

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