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Birthplace of the Patron Saint of the fishermen of Lagos

Beautiful if you like old historic buildings. It goes underneath the GovernorsPalace Towers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
galwaygirl10
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Old Portico Srchway

This is a simple but historic archway through the city walls right at the Governors Place towers. A... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
markreilly282
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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| Jardim da Constituição, Lagos 8600-645, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful if you like old historic buildings. It goes underneath the GovernorsPalace Towers & connects the old and new town. Through it you can glimpse the promenade. Check the history and legend of St. Goncalo.

Thank galwaygirl10
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is a simple but historic archway through the city walls right at the Governors Place towers. A monument in itself, but little else to do here, However I do recommend one visit here.

Thank markreilly282
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This arch is impressive in its own right, and a route into the old town in Lagos, you may stumble upon it if you are walking around town, but not worth making a special journey

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Also nothing special but if you are in the city you might as Well go and see it. A little dissappointing.

Thank natascha h
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I saw this as a topic for review on TripAdvisor. I actually investigated this arch, as I thought it might lead up to the walls and a better vista of the city and the sea. There IS a door, but locked, and with no indication...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing exciting but the walls surrounding Lagos themselves are very impressive Lagos itself is a beautiful city but this entry smells of urine and needs a bit of attention as the rest of the city is so well taken care of.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Arc of Sao Goncalo runs under the remains of the castle which used to be one of the main gates to the town in medieval times. Contains a small alcove containing the Virgin from the 1960s.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The arc connects the main avenida with the Old Town. It is not the biggest attraction in Lagos but it does lead you to interesting places inside the old wall. Some historical value.

Thank Peekassoh
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