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“Great views of Funchal and Harbour”
Review of Sao Tiago Fort

Sao Tiago Fort
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great views of Funchal and Harbour”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Sturdy old fort right on the seafront, painted a fetching yellow (beware, it rubs off on clothing and skin easily!). The building itself is quite interesting with plenty of views on each level as you go up. The contemporary art is rather underwhelming, but go for the building and the views. There is also a restaurant overlooking the battlements which has a good reputation and a great setting.

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Portsmouth, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Views”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

It's a steep climb but the back streets are quaint and quiet. The views are terrific from the top of the fort. There's not much to see in the fort - although well kept and there were some photos inside. No charge. Would recommend just for the views and away from the crowds on the seafront.

Visited December 2011
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