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Sao Tiago Fort

Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 21, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
+351 291 213 348
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Lovely area on a sunny day

Loved the look and feel of this little fort and the surrounding areas. Lots of little streets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony D
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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
Impressive fort

The fort is a good place to while away an hour. On a sunny morning it's yellow walls looks great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harrierman
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Swindon
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Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 21, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
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+351 291 213 348

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the look and feel of this little fort and the surrounding areas. Lots of little streets, cafes and shops give you that real old town feel. The doors in the area are beautifully painted and you can spend a good hour just wandering about....More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fort is a good place to while away an hour. On a sunny morning it's yellow walls looks great against the city and the blue sky. Interesting exhibition inside and stunning old Rolls Royce in the courtyard!

Thank Harrierman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting historical fort on the sea front of Funchal near to the cable car. Good views from every direction on different levels. Little to see although collection of local historical photographs on exhibition when we were there. Short history brochure. 3 euros each. If your...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If this wasn’t yellow, you probably would not even notice it. But to quote Coldplay, “it was all yellow”. Most pictures of Funchal’s harbour has this building in its corner. So why is it here? Not much to say. It has stood here since the...More

Thank RadTel
Reviewed 7 November 2017

great views but run down. It is a good palce to sun bath ( the locals were) and also a swim in the sea( again locals were0. But took great photos

Thank amanda w
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The walk along the ocean to visit this free fort was as interesting as the fort itself. Once at the fort, the views looking back toward the harbor of Funchal were great as I got an excellent photo of my cruise ship. I did not...More

Thank rfsmith
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Sadly the innards of the fort are closed at the moment as it is undergoing a redesign to accomodate the archeological collections. The cafe/restaurant in the courtyard is quiet and cool.

Thank John H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It's a building with history. And while it's relatively unspoilt and has some good views, it could be so much more. Other than looking at the views, there really is very little to do here.

Thank Duncan_Francis
Reviewed 29 August 2017

from the outside the fort looks pretty impressive in its bright coulourd sandstone paint but once you get inside the only good thing about the fort is its impressive views. the gallery consists of about 8 pictures. A Word of Warning - Do Not Lean...More

Thank londonlout64
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have to admit Ive never been inside too far but the outside and courtyard are impressive. I usually wander there when Im showing friends/guests around Funchal.

Thank SAMXAC
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