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3 reviews of Fort of Santa Catarina

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Santa Catarina Fortress

The Fort of Santa Catarina, also known as Miradouro, is at the end of Avenida De Tomas Cabrera above the Marina of Portimao and the sports area of ​​the Levante beach in Praia da Rocha. It is a small military construction that was constructed in 1621 by Alexandre Massay following orders of D. Joao de Castro who at the time was the Governor of the Kingdom of the Algarve, with the intention to protect the city of Silves and Portimao and Spanish and Moorish pirates. It can be accessed by the avenue or by some small stairs from the Marina. It is tiny and has a chapel inside, a patio and a bigger patio

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Elisa I. Pérez

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Pablo Luque Palmero

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