Forte de Santiago de Sesimbra

An imposing fortress that still has the divisions for the quarters, the cisterns, the residencee of the governor, the dungeons and the private chapel. It has four baluarts (two higer and two lower) with canon places and cylinder shaped watchtowers.

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Rua da Fortaleza
2970-628,Sesimbra

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Monuments near Forte de Santiago de Sesimbra

Sesimbra, Sesimbra

Castelo de Sesimbra


The castle still maintains two fundamental elements of the medieval fortresses: the "Cerca da Vila" and the "Alcáçova" that still as the dongeon. On the walls …

Cabo Espichel, Cabo Espichel

Ermida da Memória


An harmonious hermitage, built in a place where, according to tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared in 1410. Inside. Tile panels of the 1700s tell the history of…

Cabo Espichel, Sesimbra

Farol do Cabo Espichel


The construction of the Cape Espichel lighthouse, dating back to 1790, is linked to the first attempt of lighting up the Portuguese shoreline (known as the "da…

Cabo Espichel, Sesimbra

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Cabo, Casa dos Círios e Terreiro


The current constructions date back to the 18th century. The church is sided by two volumes with arches and has a grandiose and unique character.

Casais da Azoia, Cabo Espichel

Pegadas de Dinossauros


The first Cove North of the lighthouse, at the mouth of the great tit, there are numerous trails of footprints of dinosaurs (round-shaped). Looking carefully y…

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