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Fortim del Rei

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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 April 19, 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 March 13, 2018
DavidA200
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good11%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible35%
19 Apr 2018
“relaxing place”
13 Mar 2018
“Closed to access.”
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Am Hugel Alto de S. Nicolau, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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Reviewed April 19, 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.

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Reviewed March 13, 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 DavidA200
Reviewed May 12, 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
Reviewed March 11, 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
Reviewed July 22, 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

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