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Aug 2, 2019
“Nice visit, but not for long”
Jan 13, 2018
“Visiting the history of Florianopolis”
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Most people visit Florianopolis for the beautiful beaches of Santa Catarina. There is some history, this is one of the spots. Closeby Jurere Internacional. It nice to have a look around, but don’t expect much. It also doesn’t cost a lot, so if you’re in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lex_v_Akkooi
Reviewed January 13, 2018

As I like to say, the best way to know a place is knowing its history, in this case, the Fortress is good option to know more about the local history. It provides a good landscape and a very pleasant time as well. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

A historic place with an incredible view of the sea. It's a recommended tourist spot, especially to go with the family 👍🏻🌊

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sarahhcarol
Reviewed December 20, 2016

One of the most beautiful places I visited in Florianopolis. On a sunny day, the photos look very beautiful! Access can be made by a small beach next to the fort or through a small parking lot on the access road to the place.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank LeoStefano
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is one of the old fortress build during the first Portuguese settlement in the Island of Florianópolis - formerly known as Desterro. Though the place is mostly well kept, and have signs explaining the history as well as displays of old cutlery and army...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Kenia_Schmitt
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We're in vacation and florianopolis is a great place for it. Nice beaches, some historical visits, lots of shrimps (lots) and kind people. We're staying at the north side of the island and hope to visit Lagoa da conceição as well to practice some sand...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Bruno O
Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is such a historical place! And when you are up there you have a great view! I liked visiting there. After visiting the fortaleza, we accessed the beach that is next to it. It was so nice! You can pay a visit to that...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank sinemcel2014
Reviewed August 6, 2014

not a bad destination to walk along the beach too. Purchase a juice on the way up and come down in the fishing village on the west side.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank gowanuskings
Reviewed January 8, 2014

The Fortress is a nice place to visit specially if you have children, so you can teach some history to them. The view is very nice, but the fortress itself it's an ordinary Fortress as any other in Brazil, and there is no big history...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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