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by sandysmith

The Fortress of St James is the only remaining fort that is fully open to the public - others such as the one above Funchal are used by the Portugese military. It contains a display of modern art but the maze of passages, towers and courtyards are far more interesting. Just around the corner from here you can still find a small local boat repair yardd too and locals sunbathing on the stony black town beach - despite the new lido complex just opened.

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  • Updated Nov 2, 2003
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