Forte do Presepio, Belem

4.5
The panoramic views from the ramparts are alone well worth a visit to Forte do Presepio. Standing among the original canons, you can look out over Guajará Bay and witness, from a safe distance, the impressive flocks of vultures descending on Ver o Peso market. The fort itself is in the historic center of Belém and home to a small museum where you can take a tour and learn about the local history. A collection of ceramics and native Tupi and Marajoara artifacts dates from before the arrival of the Portuguese to the region. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Belem trip simple and quick.
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  • This is a very small 17th century fort, but you can get some nice views back to the cathedral and up the coast to the market area of Belem. Worth a visit - it is in the old city, adjacent to the...  more »
  • We spent about 1/2 hour here learning about the early Portuguese history of the area. I've been to a lot of forts all over the world, but I love history so I was very interested.  more »
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  • I really enjoyed the fort. It's small but full of history and you get great views of very o peso. Plus not that expensive to enter
  • Wonderful... The History right in front of us!
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