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Forte da Conceição / Forte de São João / Forte de São João da Barra

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Rua da Fortaleza
8800, Tavira


Fort dated from the XVII century, with a four tips star drawing and a gate preceded by a moat.

Forte do Guincho / Forte das Velas

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Estrada do Abano
2755-140, Alcabideche


The Strong winch primitive only the outer walls and a stone plaque over the door. This Fort was the defense line of the Atlantic coast. Currently, works here a hotel and a restaurant.

Forte de Albarquel

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2900, Albarquel


The construction of this fort began in 1643 by order of King D. João IV and was concluded during the reign of King D. Pedro II. The objective of this fort was to reinforce the gun power of S. Filipe fortress. It is located near the Albarquel beach, in the area of the Serra da Arrábida Natural Park.

Forte de São Pedro / Forte da Poça

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Avenida Marginal - EN 6
2765, Estoril


Quadrangular Fort, with a battery toward the beach and on the opposite side barracks and bunkers. The defensive line was built in the reign of Dom João IV, being a strategic point in defense of the Bar Tejo.

Forte de São Teodósio / Forte da Cadaveira

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Avenida Marques Leal
2765, Estoril


This fortress is located by the seashore road and is partially hidden by some woods. It is called "Forte Velho" (Old Fortress) due to the fact that it is the oldest in the region. It was built by Dom Filipe I and enlarged by Dom João IV in 1643.

Forte de São Pedro

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Caminho do Canto do Feno
9760-067, Praia da Vitória

Praia da Vitória

Fort located about 550 metres from Forte de Santo Antão, having both been constructed to defend the Bay and Praia da Vitória. Was sent up by the Corregidor of the Azores in the 16th century, and restored in the 19th century.

Forte de São Roque

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Rua dos Soutos
7320-128, Castelo de Vide

Castelo de Vide

18th century Fort had as a historic-cultural landmark, since it protected spaces as the Neighborhood da Conceição, convent of San Francisco and Calvary.

Forte de Lovelhe / Forte de São Francisco

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Rua Forte de Lovelhe (CM 1028)
4920-084, Vale de Flores

Vila Nova de Cerveira

Strong small pentagonal plant and composed of five jagged ramparts. Has no foundations, based directly on the ground. Its construction began in 1642 and 1663, during the wars of the restoration, and then restored in 1797. In 1809 it was destroyed by the troops of general Soult, currently in ruins. This Fort is located roughly near the archaeological site of Lovelhe station.

Forte de Santa Catarina

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Cabo da Praia
9760, Praia da Vitória

Praia da Vitória

16th-century Fort, sole survivor of the set of twelve forts that were part of the defensive system of the Bay of Praia da Vitória.

Forte de São Brás

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Avenida Kopke
9500-212, Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada

Fort built in the 16th century and changed and enlarged in the 19th century. It is the only military construction of San Miguel that lies in ruins.

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