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Fortaleza N S dos Remedios

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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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The largest Brazilian 18th-century fortification established by the...

The largest Brazilian 18th-century fortification established by the Portuguese. The fort later served as a prison and then housed American soldiers in World War II.

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Best sunset view

This is probably the best sunset view of the island. To get there, you have to go up a little ramp located at Vila dos Remedios, just a few meters from the Church. Recommend it!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best sunset view of the island. To get there, you have to go up a little ramp located at Vila dos Remedios, just a few meters from the Church. Recommend it!

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Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

You don't go for the fort LOL just to see the views, there are a couple of old cannons, that's it. The views are amazing tho and it is worth the trek!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This Portuguese fortress offers beautiful views of the coastline and fantastic sunset experience. Unfortunaltely it is poorly kept and maintained.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We got caught in a rainstorm so there was a spectacular rainbow the whole time. Nice ruins of an old fort on top of hill with a nice view of harbor with tons of dolphins. A little far away to see well but you see how many are out there.

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Itatiba - SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Don't miss it, it has an amazing view from the top. You can make excellent pictures from there and see the island from different angles.

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Ocoee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great picture taking and historical perspective on the island. So much to see and do...put it on your list

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

A must go place for families, where you can learn a little bit about the history of the island. You can see beautiful views from the sea and the sunset.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Beautiful views in Noronha is kind of unecessary comment... The old place gives a stunning view from several beaches and amazing pictures in the old construction scenary and a peaceful sunset.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Not too many people will take the time away from the beaches. But if you do, you will be glad you did. This place is pretty well preserved and has a great location. You'll look down on Praia do Cachorro (where you can go from here) and towards the harbor. The cannons laying around give you a good idea that... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

From centro historico, it only takes 10mn to reach Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios on a small hill above praia do Cachorro. The place is open, free, giving panoramic view from porto Santo Antonio and the small island to Morro do Pico and Dois Irmãos. Quite breathtaking! A few people climb up there to watch the wonderful sunset at... More 

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