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Forte da Ponta da Bandeira Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos 8600-584, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting and informative with appropriate information provided for history buffs. Easy access. The site took only thirty minutes to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank treverg2018
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I wouldn't say it was worth paying for.The view from the top was pretty cool but as we weren't able to read portugese and not really into the art forms it wasn't so exciting for us.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank munro123plus1
Reviewed December 7, 2018

This fort needs much better displays. Almost all display content is strictly in Portuguese, and much discusses people from the last 150 years, not the early history of the fort. Can be visited with a combined ticket for the Igreja de Santo Antonio and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed October 22, 2018

My husband and I had visited the Fort several years ago so thought it would be fun to take the kids and our niece to visit. Kids are free, so with combined entry to the Slave Market Museum it cost about 8 euro for 6...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Very nice old fort even though it had not been used for many many years you could still see the gun placement.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The location of the fort makes it worth a visit as you are in the beautiful city of Lagos . The fort itself is a reminder of the past and alongside it you can see part of the remains of the city walls . Beaches...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Seanof
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We were amazed by the incredible preservation of this fort. It's easy to walk to and offers amazing views.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 10 am and waited. No one showed so we went to the slave museum and then went back at 10:20. Despite the door being open the man in the straw hat was busy unlocking the doors and took his time without prologue. Anyway...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nickc770
Reviewed August 10, 2018

€2 entrance fee and many of the exhibits only in local language so I'm none the wiser but it is a nice wee place and we enjoyed the views out over the estuary and beyond.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

2 euro entrance but not worth it. Well they do need up keeping so let's say you contribute to that. -There is a small exhibition with very little English and actually not really clear what that's about. - 3 scale models of ships, I like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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