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Forte de Santa Luzia

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Amazing fortress

You can imagine how important this area was to Portugal when you see the fortifications in Elvas... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
WiMadcitytraveler
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Madison, Wisconsin
very appealing

considering how old this forte is and it's history it still looks in good condition and one can't... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
alittletoolate
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 8, 2018
“Amazing fortress”
Jan 28, 2018
“very appealing”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Apartado 206, Elvas 7350-000, Portugal
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Interesting pplace to visit in Elvas. Not far from downtown in the way to Spain. Be careful because it is not open the whole day. Entrance fee 2 euros.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

You can imagine how important this area was to Portugal when you see the fortifications in Elvas and the two forts on either side. Elvas is a must visit city.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed January 28, 2018

considering how old this forte is and it's history it still looks in good condition and one can't help but be impressed when you walk through the main gates and while the strange shape of it got me scratching my head all was soon revealed.there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Like the other fort, this one is also full of history across the ages. Recommend taking a guided visit as there are many secrets you wont find out just by walking around

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pedro_Duarte_85
Reviewed October 26, 2017

I'm giving this a 4 not a 5 because the other star fort in Elvas is mind blowing.. Forte da Graça. All of Elvas is neat, 3 incredible fortresses and a huge aqueduct.. Forte de Santa Luzia is smaller and sort of pretty in comparison...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Expatriated-traveler
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Magnificent example of XVII century architectur! I was really surprised to find out that it was not on Tripadvisor yet! Together with others Fortes this one shows very geometric structure, very interesting. Also there is a military museum inside for the same fee. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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