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Fortim del Rei

Am Hugel Alto de S. Nicolau, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
+238 231 25 84
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relaxing place

nice place to relax. also known as Fortim do Mindelo is the fort located north of Mindelo's city... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Zhabrina
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San Mateo, Philippines
Closed to access.

During an island tour we saw this but could not go in. The guide said the old fort has been... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
David A
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Apr 19, 2018
“relaxing place”
Mar 13, 2018
“Closed to access.”
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Am Hugel Alto de S. Nicolau, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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+238 231 25 84
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

nice place to relax. also known as Fortim do Mindelo is the fort located north of Mindelo's city center in the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde and is located at the terminus of a street connecting Avenida.

Thank Zhabrina
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

During an island tour we saw this but could not go in. The guide said the old fort has been purchased by someone with a view to converting to a hotel/casino. It’s a shame that one of the few old buildings is no longer accessible.

Thank David A
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

A pity. This fort used to defend Mindelo harbour. Nowadays, it has been bought by particulars to build an hotel and casino. In January 2016 access was cut off by a metalic fence and very little activity could be seen inside.

Thank txekos
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This may have been worth visiting in the past, but it is now only visible from a distance. It is now a ruin, and you cannot get close to it. It is no longer worth making the effort to see it, except perhaps in passing.

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

The old fort, which has also been a prison, is in a bad state of repair, and there have been plans to knock it down to build a casino complex, though there's no sign of work going on now. There's a fence around it, and...More

3  Thank HBunyan
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