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Address: 50 km ao Norte do Recife | Itamaracá, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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worth the trip.!

It is some 30 minutes outside of Recife but most certainly worth the (full-day)trip. Well restored with nice&clean beach to relax, with constant fresh food servings of great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 12, 2012
a Dutch vieuw frm Spain
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

The place is full of history and will be great when restoration finishes but bot too much to see RIGHT NOW.... Don't bother to drive to Itamaracá just for the fort...

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The place is about 1h away from the main city (depending on traffic) and it's quite rundown at the moment. We were very underwhelmed. At least we saw there they have a full restoration plan to bring the place back to life. When that happens, it'll be much much nicer. The only reason to come to this place right now... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014

This fort is part of the Brazilian history. Founded by the Dutch, the fort was part of the ancient Dutch colony in Brazil. The conservation of the fort is not very good, but it is a good to visit.

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a Dutch vieuw frm Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2012

It is some 30 minutes outside of Recife but most certainly worth the (full-day)trip. Well restored with nice&clean beach to relax, with constant fresh food servings of great variety

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