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Address: Ruta 9 Km 302, Rocha 27000, Uruguay
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military building made in 1762 by the portuguese.

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If happens for you to be in Rocha-Uruguay, have a look of this fortress. Has a lot of history and a good view. It is not a must but if you are arounds is a nice complex to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

If happens for you to be in Rocha-Uruguay, have a look of this fortress. Has a lot of history and a good view. It is not a must but if you are arounds is a nice complex to see.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Fortaleza de Santa Tereza, built in the 18th century and refurbished in the 20th, allows the visitor to have an idea of the history of this country, dominated by the Portuguese and the Spanish, prior to its independence in 1825/1828. The views of the region one can get from the fort on a bright sunny day are breathtaking. Besides... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

This place is a perfect spot for camping and even has a store you can buy food from (an expensive one at that tho). The park is huge, with miles and miles of beaches, but its a shame the sea is way too cold and aggressive to let anyone swim. Its a safe park with lots of camping grounds which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

If you like beach walking this is a great day trip from Punta del Diablo. Allow 2 to 2.5 hours to walk there, an hour max to look around, maybe an hour to grab some lunch at the Moza cafe and 2 to 2.5 hours to walk back. Take sunscreen, water and money with you. The fort is only about... More 

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Sao Sebastiao, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

Fortaleza de Sanata Teresa is located in a really big and nice park to visit. You can go by car or bike and there are directions inside the park. Great landscapes!

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

Nice to see some of the history of Uruguay. The view is amazing and you can make very nice photos from there. From Punta del Diablo its nice to visit the fort and the park by bike but you need a good bike. Take food and drinks with you. The beaches are very nice for swimming. Very clean and save.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

Well maintained, good amount of information on the history. Pretty views. Shop/bar just outside. Good walk from the beach.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

the fortaleza is a nice tour to do if you are near the area. You can camping in Santa Teresa´s reserve or go by bus from Punta del DIablo. I recomend to go by bus and return walking through the beach.

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