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Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty

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Nice walk and view

Nice walk to a site overlooking Paraty with a view. It takes about as long to hike up and down the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Paraty, RJ
Museu Forte Defensor Paraty

A pleasant walk from the town center. About half an hour. Lovely views from the top which look... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2013
Tervuren, Belgium
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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
15 Oct 2018
“Nice walk and view”
4 Mar 2018
“For the hike only because it's closed”
Morro do Forte, s/no. | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Historic City Center
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Nice walk to a site overlooking Paraty with a view. It takes about as long to hike up and down the trail as it does to see everything of interest.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank glboston
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The tiny museum is closed - you can still see some of its content from the opened windows. It's more about the small hike to get there and very nice view over Paraty.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I really love this place. The walk up is a wide dirt path through lush greens and bamboo. The fort museum is open again, it is small and quaint but interesting.lots of cannons outside and the grass and grounds are well cared for , pretty...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HeddyInBrazil
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed that this was not a real fort anymore. There was only a lookout on the sea and the museum was closed.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank CoisDeZweed
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Low-key with lovely views of the bay and islands, especially in late-afternoon light. Funny English signs about oyster danger! Man-eating? But actually the risk is of cutting yourself, so be careful when you walk down to the promontory below the fort.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 48traveler65
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

This old defence fort and observation point provides panoramic views of Paraty and surrounds. It has well-kept grounds and gardens, offering visitors some quiet and solitude. Inside the building are some historic displays as well as local crafts. It's a 20 minute walk from the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank darragho408
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Would only really suggest going if you have time on your hands. We did so we walked the short distance from the historic area. Its a nice walk, the views are good and at the right time of day you can spot many different birds....More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

A pleasant walk from the town center. About half an hour. Lovely views from the top which look out over the bay and the town. Very safe as there were 3 policemen stationed at various points on the windy path up to the fort. We...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank DJW65
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Don't waste much time in the museum, nothing was in any sort of order and there was no helpful explanations of any of the materials shown in the tiny museum. The view is is definitely worth it, so go for the view and not the...More

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank LizzyHS
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Building is nothing special, but the location is nice. There are nicer sights in the area, so this can be easily skipped without losing much. Bring insect repellant!

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Mk_B0RG
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