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.
Rua Portão de São Tiago
- Castles & Fortresses
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- 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
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.
Estátua do Padre José Marques Jardim
Statue paying homage to Padre José Marques Jardim.
Estátua do Padre Fernando Augusto da Silva
Statue paying homage to the Madeiran historian Priest Fernando Augusto da Silva.