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Address: Off Estrada do Repouso, Macau, China
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Description: Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military...
Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an observatory and the Macau Museum.
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I Love this Place! Thoughs of the Old World

Another very classical example of Spanish / Portuguese Fortified post; to guard Macau's coastal lines and shores. Replica cannons will give you a hint of what may happened several... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It was great to visit this historic place , and if you are portuguese you will enjoy it even more!! Beautiful scenery & place to take nice photos!

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Another very classical example of Spanish / Portuguese Fortified post; to guard Macau's coastal lines and shores. Replica cannons will give you a hint of what may happened several hundred years ago. Not to miss!

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It's a bit of a hike up some stairs from Saint' Paul's ruins to the top of the hill where the fort was. You get a great view of the bay, and a good sense of history. Doesn't take long, highly recommend it.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

If you visit the Ruins of St. Paul, this Forte is next to it. The most interesting view is that one can view Casino Grand Lisboa far away. The outside shape of the Casino is like a cannon ball is exploded.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Wish that they had a book to show the very interesting corridor displaying differences in discoveries in Eastern and Western World. Fantastic view of Macau from roof.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

One of the two main forts that protected the city of Macau during the days of the Portuguese and the British management, this is located right next to (and above) the Ruins of St Paul's Church. Unless you're in Macau only to gamble at the casinos, you're definitely going to St Paul's for the obligatory photo on the steps. Definitely... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Set a top a hill near the centre of Macau Island this fortress complete with cannons offers views of the city and down towards the ruins of St Pauls Cathedral. There is a small museum at the centre. There is not a lot to do there except enjoy the views and keep out of the way of the numerous tai... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the short walk up to the fort, and the views were amazing - and available from so many angles! Its worth noting that none of the cannons point to mainland China, and then that gives you an idea of which direction you are looking...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we went to the fort through the museum and were spared the trek up. the expanse contains cannons of various sizes and landscaping. the view of the city is quite incredible from here, though it needs to be a day without haze. the periphery is earmarked with a yellow line and visitors are cautioned to not step that line. however,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I enjoyed the trek to the fort. Go during a time when it is not sunny. You can get amazing view of the city from here.

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