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“normal fort”

Fortaleza da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao
Ranked #8 of 51 things to do in Maputo
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

this is like most forts you see in other cities. nothing amazing but if you in the middle of Maputo worth a look, its free

Thank ziv o
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

As one of the oldest buildings in the city (1787), an imposing structure oozing with history. But just a great pity that like most of Maputo, it is run-down, dirty and surrounded by litter. It would seem that the new dispensation wants to forget about their colonial past, allowing beautiful old buildings such as this to go to wrack and ruin, instead of capitalising on its tourism potential. However, it’s still worth a visit! Just read up in Wikipedia on its history first, as there are virtually no information boards.

Thank Johan274
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

The fort is usually empty but sometimes there are nice parties. The fort is good for a photo but there is not much to see

Thank Maibasse
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

Old walls, statues, cannons... this little corner of ancient city history is great fun for a photographer.

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Reviewed 19 December 2012

You need to see this part of history if you are in Maputo. Apparently plans are in the works to renovate.

Thank KitBoyneIsland
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