Forte de São Tiago

Fortress built in the XVII century to protect the city against pirates’ attacks, being enlarged in the XVIII century. It was used with military ends until 1992, year in which it was given to the Regional Government, which turned it into a cultural space, so that now is the Contemporary Art Museum.

Contacts


Rua Portão de São Tiago
9050-031,Funchal

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  • Castles & Fortresses
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    opening hours


    Verão

  • monday: 09:00-12:30
  • tuesday: 09:00-12:30
  • thursday: 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:30
  • friday: 09:00-12:30


  • Inverno

  • monday: 14:00-17:30
  • tuesday: 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:00-12:30
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 14:00-17:30

Monuments near Forte de São Tiago

ER 103, Funchal

Estátua de João Gonçalves Zarco


Statue inaugurated in 1914 paying homage to the Portuguese navigator from the XV century João Gonçalves Zarco, who discovered this Island.

Largo da Fonte, Funchal

Estátua do Padre José Marques Jardim


Statue paying homage to Padre José Marques Jardim.

Caminho de Santo António, Funchal

Estátua do Padre Fernando Augusto da Silva


Statue paying homage to the Madeiran historian Priest Fernando Augusto da Silva.

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