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Ponta da Bandeira Fort

Forte da Ponta da Bandeira Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos 8600-584, Portugal
+351 282 761 410
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Great Little Fort

Not overly big Fort that commands the entrance into the canal/waterway to the Town & Marina. Small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Skeney57
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Sydney, Australia
Cool place to visit

You only pay to euros to get in and get the visit the Fort from where ships sailed to "discover" a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elaine G
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Forte da Ponta da Bandeira Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos 8600-584, Portugal
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Forte da Ponta da Bandeira Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos 8600-584, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not overly big Fort that commands the entrance into the canal/waterway to the Town & Marina. Small exhibition area which changes infrequently. A good photo op !

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You only pay to euros to get in and get the visit the Fort from where ships sailed to "discover" a new world! I liked it!

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A fortune on the edge of the old town. €2.00 entrance fee for very little. What could have been a highlight were the weather vanes on the roof. These were all rusted up or broken. Two exhibition spaces had very uninspiring photos in

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Just go there, enjoy a wonderful view and take as many pictures as your data is free of space ;)) Good place for families and big groups!

Thank zuzannaswirska
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Small but sure is a well built fort. All the historical places in Lagos are generally within walking distance as the " old city walls " contain the old church, city gates same streets.

Thank Turakina
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Not sure what this was all about ,,, the exhibits didn't seem to have any connection. Couldn't find anything explaining the history of the fort itself. Only €2 per adult but we were in and out in about 15 minutes

Thank _steveloretta15
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Fort of the Point of the Flag, also denominated Fort of Our Lady of Penha of France is located in the Cais of Solaria, in the coastal zone of the City of Lagos. This fort was erected in the context of the War of...More

Thank Jorge A
Reviewed 11 October 2017

From the outside we were expecting it to be quite interesting inside, there were a couple of rooms with artwork displays that didn't seem to have any connection to the fort. The views from the top were good.

Thank dbeckhamEssex
Reviewed 3 October 2017

For a small payment of two Euros you can spend an enjoyable hour looking out in all directions at the views from this small fort and viewing the display of local artists and photographers The wind chimes and sculpture a joy to observe and watch...More

Thank RA W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A fort with great views and like most tourist attraction in Portugal it's free to go and have a look. Not much inside but the fifties pictures of the port are interesting . .Most of the abandoned cars are parked in the same place hehe

Thank Sheldon20
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