Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa, Florianopolis

#3 of 141 in Historic Sites in State of Santa Catarina
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa is located in Jurere. To visit Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa and other attractions in Florianopolis, use our Florianopolis online trip itinerary maker.
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  • This was an excellent stop to reinforce the history of this amazing island. The Portuguese built the fort on the northern end of Santa Catarina Island in the 1740s. It’s well maintained and...  more »
  • Most people visit Florianopolis for the beautiful beaches of Santa Catarina. There is some history, this is one of the spots. Closeby Jurere Internacional. It nice to have a look around, but don’t...  more »
  • A very interesting example of European Colonial architecture. Well worth a visit. Only drawback is lack of accessibility. Lots of steep and sometimes slippery slopes to negotiate. For reasonably mobile persons, a worthwhile half day.
  • Best sight on the island Lovely setting and atmosphere Not much to see other then the building Tight parking
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