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Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte)

Off Estrada do Repouso, Macau, China
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Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an observatory and the Macau Museum.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has some amazing views over Macau. It's set in a beautiful "park" and is well worth the visit - specially if you're going to St. Pauls ruins. The fort is right next to the ruins.

Thank Paulo G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You just can find some cannon in the larfe rooftop. u can find telescope around there to see macau city. But, it free to enter.

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should not miss the view over Macau. Make sure you take a walk around the Fortress and take some nice impressions (and photos) of Macau with you.

Thank Ralf S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There's a lot to learn from this old fort and museum. The fort itself is reasonably well kept given its age and one can appreciate its historical relevance (and Macau's in general) from reading through the exhibits in the attached museum. The view is also...More

Thank mmersolbarg
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This fort is right next to st.paul ruins. Very easy to find. The architecture and history here are awesome.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Like St Paul's down the hill this place offers a peek into the Portugese history of Macau, and is a great vantage point to see the old parts of Macau mixed with the new. The cannons, stonework and structure is amazing. The day we were...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The fortress is just near Ruins of St Paul's, and you can take the escalator up to see great views of Macau city from above.

Thank Mindy C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Must visit when in Macau to enjoy the Portuguese architecture. Located close to city center is easily accessible.

Thank tVikasg
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Use the elevator if you have weak feet. Viewing the city from top of the fort. Quite challenging if using stairs to top. Lots of tourist here due to proximity to Ruins of St. Paul

Thank STA T
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A Portuguese era fort that is located on top of a hill offering scenic view of the entire city of Macau. Great for taking pictures. Close by to the Ruins of St Paul and the Museum as well. Enjoyed my time here as the views...More

Thank dori_lukey
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