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Highlights of Cidade Velha (World Heritage City)

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    Pass By: Bu Country Tours, Avenida Cidade de Lisboa, Praia, Santiago 7600 Cape Verde

    We will pick you up in your hotel, and have like 15 min driving to arrive in the world heritage City

    Stop At: Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, Rua de Forteleza, Cidade Velha, Santiago 7629 Cape Verde

    The visit to Cape Verde's most African and historic city begins with the fortress of São Filipe, where you can learn about the defense system against the pirates who attacked the island and have a wonderful view over the whole Word heritage City

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Se Catedral, Einfahrtsstrasse von Praia nach Cidade Velha, Cidade Velha, Santiago 7629 Cape Verde

    The ruins of the first Cathedral to be built by the Portuguese in all sub-sahariam Africa

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Pelourinho, Hauptplatz, Cidade Velha, Santiago 7629 Cape Verde

    This is the place where day use to kill a lot of slaves after the sentence. Named as slave market, here you can fill how many people gave their lives for the freedom of we Cape Verdeans

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nossa Senhora do Rosário church, Cidade Velha, Cape Verde

    The first historical monument to be built in Cape Verde. Untill today there is a Catholic congregation all weekend.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up at any convinient location you want

    Port of Praia
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Professional guide
    • Transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
    • Entry/Admission - Se Catedral
    • Entry/Admission - Pelourinho
    • Entry/Admission - Nossa Senhora do Rosário church
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We took a tour of cidade velha, which was excellent. Our guide Zenildo took a lot of time to show interesting sights and explain the goings-on of the island. Communication was quick and clear, the driver was fine. Would definitely recommend.
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    Exceeding expectations is an understatement. I’ve been on several tours around the globe, but I’ve never experienced anything like this! A full immersion experience of culture, food, people, art, and humanity. From end-to-end the trip was packed with fun and excitement,
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    Response from bucountry, Proprietário at Highlights of Cidade Velha (World Heritage City)
    Responded Nov 25, 2018
    We do what we love, this is what make us delivering tours with all our hearts and effort to satisfy you and provide unforgettable moments of your live!!! Big thanks for your review!!!
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    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
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