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Forte dos Reis Magos

Star-shaped Forte de Reis Magos (Three Wise Men Fort) predates the founding of Natal by nearly two years. The Portuguese began building the fort on January 6, 1598, the same day they celebrated Epiphany, hence the name and shape of the fort.

Natal, named after the Portuguese word for ‘Christmas’, was founded 23 months later on December 25, 1599.

Religious considerations aside, the decision to build the fort at the mouth of the Potengi River was purely a strategic one. Located on a sand bar that is covered at high-tide and positioned at Brazil’s easternmost point, Forte de Reis Magos was ideally placed to defend the continent from European and African advances.

The whitewashed and turreted fort walls were built to last and inside you’ll find a chapel, a well, cannons and soldiers' quarters. If you don’t come for the history, come for the views.

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Natal City e il tour Southcoast

Goditi la mattina con una visita a Ponta Negra e Fortaleza dos Reis Magos. Goditi un viaggio panoramico lungo la Coastal Highway fino alle spiagge della ...  Ulteriori informazioni

  • Luogo: Natal, Brasile
  • Durata: 7 ore
  • Lingua: Inglese Spagnolo
Da USD 34,00