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  • Terrible2%
26 Oct 2018
“The portuguese are strong people to have traveled the oceans in these boats”
24 May 2018
“Are you curious about how a Nau looked like?”
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Amazing boat- I didn't find info on the boat while in Vila do Conde but i am interested to look into to find out about these amazing people that explored the world in these small boats!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sweetlorraines
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Went there between 10am and 11am and was closed despite sign saying open at 10. Same for.the nautical museum. All closed

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jim V
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Here you can see one, real size! Looks small, doesn't it? Sometimes you can even visit it inside; check the museum in front for tickets and timetable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank edvasc
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's fascinating to wander about the entire vessel and see how little space is available for supplies, crew and officers, According to the naval person overseeing visitors, the crew complement was 120 !

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

It's a very nice place to visit with children. It's close to a beautiful promenade, where you can rest at the end of the afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MauroPrioste
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful replic of a Portuguese Carrack, interesting visit, a must if you are passing near by! And then you can have dinner close by in one of the local restaurants.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 3x3Pro
Reviewed 13 September 2016

it is the way used 500 years ago to discover new continents by the Portuguese, you will be amazed how was possible to achieve that in this ship. good for kids also, go see. its a must see.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank nunottx
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