Forte de São Francisco Xavier / Castelo do Queijo

Built in 1662, in a place called “do Queijo”, to protect the city from the Spanish Fleet. Surrounded by a moat, it presents watch-boxes at the corners. Inside it is the governor’s residence at the time and a chapel. Nowadays it is the stage for many temporary exhibitions.

Contacts


Praça Gonçalves Zarco
4100-274, Porto

    Characteristics


  • 0.50€
  • Castles & Fortresses

    opening hours


    Verão

  • tuesday: 13:00-18:00
  • thursday: 13:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 13:00-17:00
  • friday: 13:00-18:00
  • saturday: 13:00-18:00
  • sunday: 13:00-18:00


  • Inverno

  • tuesday: 13:00-17:00
  • thursday: 13:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 13:00-18:00
  • friday: 13:00-17:00
  • saturday: 13:00-17:00
  • sunday: 13:00-17:00

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