Fortaleza of Maputo, Maputo

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One of the oldest and most important structures in Mozambique's largest city, Fortaleza of Maputo offers a glimpse into Maputo's colonial history. Built by the Portuguese in the 18th century, the fort features stone walls surrounded by a moat. The onsite military history museum provides a chance to learn something about the area's colonial days. By using our Maputo trip planning site, you can arrange your visit to Fortaleza of Maputo and other attractions in Maputo.
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  • The site of the old Portugese fort was the scene of rivalry between different European powers during the 1600 to 1800s. The Portugese, Dutch, English and French all fought for hegenomy in the area... 
    The site of the old Portugese fort was the scene of rivalry between different European powers during the 1600 to 1800s. The Portugese, Dutch, English and French all fought for hegenomy in the area...  more »
  • This is a interesting place to visit. It’s very nice for families, our kids 10-14 enjoyed it. You pay 100 MT per person to enter. There is a lot of history, statues, and interesting information. It... 
    This is a interesting place to visit. It’s very nice for families, our kids 10-14 enjoyed it. You pay 100 MT per person to enter. There is a lot of history, statues, and interesting information. It...  more »
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  • The town past in here..
  • The fort is quite interesting although a bit lacking in historical detail about it all. It's now overseen by the university so I would've hoped for a bit more...... nonetheless there is a bit of history, lots of guns and some historical models. Most of all it's a nice, quiet place in the centre of town for reflection and peace. Staff are v friendly and only 50MZN entry.

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