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Governor's Castle (Castelo dos Governadores)

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Landmark of the historic town

The ruins of the castle and those of the fortress nearby witness the importance of Lagos town at... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Bucharest, Romania
Well preserved

Another castle, well preserved and is in a good place for you to walk and see everything. You can... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

The ruins of the castle and those of the fortress nearby witness the importance of Lagos town at the time of the first discovery voyages during the 15th and 16th centuries. They are very well preserved and the park in front offers a lovely spot...More

Thank AndaLibra
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Another castle, well preserved and is in a good place for you to walk and see everything. You can go there and then go to the fortress in front.

Thank goncalodgr
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Impressive walls which have been restored to as new which detracts slightly. Nice walk along front of tbe walls with a small park providing some shade and seating

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

There's a park as you come down the hill from the lighthouse where you can sit and have a snack (if you bring it) to see the ruins of this place!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The ancient entrance to the fortified town still stands and look like it will stand forever. Reminder of historic times

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Part of the old city walls with a couple of towers. Nice for a photo op along your waterfront stroll.

Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 27 January 2018

A well preserved portion of the city walls and the towers guard the entry archway. Nice historic sights and photo ops. But not much more than that, but it's a nice place to visit and take some pictures.

Thank markreilly282
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

There isn't much to see here but it's worth visiting at least for a photo opportunity. However, I think some people use the area as a toilet judging by the smell.

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Even thou this looks plain from the outside, it's amazing how well kept this castle has been over the centuries

Thank kwest3556
Reviewed 3 October 2017

With an irregular pentagon shaped plan, the city walls have 9 pentagonal four-point bastions with access ramps for heavy artillery. The medieval wall encompassed the entire house around the Church of Santa Maria do Castelo and had at least two points of passage to the...More

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