Jutting out into the river, and resembling a 16th century ship with a high qusrterdeck, this castle was built to defend the river approach to Lisbon.
With narrow, winding stairways, and small cannon suitable for stopping a small ships, it gives an insight into the time period.
Amuse yourself by reading the English translation about a rhinoceros that arrived as a gift from India. Never stint on translations!
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