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I wouldn't say it was worth paying for.The view from the top was pretty cool but as we weren't able... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland, New Zealand

Very nice old fort even though it had not been used for many many years you could still see the gun... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Tom D
Orebro, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't say it was worth paying for.The view from the top was pretty cool but as we weren't able to read portugese and not really into the art forms it wasn't so exciting for us.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank munro123plus1
Reviewed 7 December 2018

This fort needs much better displays. Almost all display content is strictly in Portuguese, and much discusses people from the last 150 years, not the early history of the fort. Can be visited with a combined ticket for the Igreja de Santo Antonio and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My husband and I had visited the Fort several years ago so thought it would be fun to take the kids and our niece to visit. Kids are free, so with combined entry to the Slave Market Museum it cost about 8 euro for 6...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wherelolawent
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Very nice old fort even though it had not been used for many many years you could still see the gun placement.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The location of the fort makes it worth a visit as you are in the beautiful city of Lagos . The fort itself is a reminder of the past and alongside it you can see part of the remains of the city walls . Beaches...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Seanof
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We were amazed by the incredible preservation of this fort. It's easy to walk to and offers amazing views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Northern_Vacationer8
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 10 am and waited. No one showed so we went to the slave museum and then went back at 10:20. Despite the door being open the man in the straw hat was busy unlocking the doors and took his time without prologue. Anyway...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nickc770
Reviewed 10 August 2018

€2 entrance fee and many of the exhibits only in local language so I'm none the wiser but it is a nice wee place and we enjoyed the views out over the estuary and beyond.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnotherIdiotAbroad
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

2 euro entrance but not worth it. Well they do need up keeping so let's say you contribute to that. -There is a small exhibition with very little English and actually not really clear what that's about. - 3 scale models of ships, I like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Weekend_traveler_87
Reviewed 27 July 2018

really nice place to visit , very rugged and windy , lots to see and some beautiful views . Depending on your walk rate it takes about an hour to walk right round the fort but its well worth it , it even has a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank danny m
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