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“worths a visit”

Castelo da Torre de Garcia D'Avila
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Peniche, Portugal
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“worths a visit”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

You need to visit this house/castle in order to understand the history of this place. Very well preserved.

Visited August 2013
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Hampton, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Interesting Ruins”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Interesting piece of history Brazilian history. When I was there I had no idea what the ruins were--tour guide probably mentioned it--but it was so much to see. Visually the place is stimulating, as if its inhabitants recently left the premises. For a four-hundred-year old castle the place is a in pretty good condition. July 2009.

Visited July 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Good site to visit. Recently renewed tourist infrastructure. It is really worth the visit. It's located outside town at 2-3 Km from village entrance. Area is well preserved and the visit is also informative.

Visited October 2012
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London, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“a piece of history one wouldn't expect to find in Praia do Forte”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

this place has a historical value that even brazilians ignore: it still has remains of the building from the 16th century and that alone is of major importance: Brazil is only 500 years old!
The view from the place is also amazing and that alone is worth a visit. I would recommend a book on the place or a traveller's guide (or just a print from the internet), because like many other touristic attractions in Brazil, it unfortunately does not have folders or videos in English.

Visited August 2012
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“amazing history”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

you have to go, amazing history of these people. We went by car but there are groups going from the hotel I guess

Visited June 2011
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