San Matheus Fort, Cabo Frio

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Built into a rocky outcropping off the coast, this military installation once used for defense now gives visitors an ideal spot for ocean views. San Matheus Fort defended the settlers near this chunk of coast from threats on the water. Today, it is a landmark that attracts passersby from all over the world. You won't find a museum or guided tour, but the breeze on your face and the sea slamming into the rocks below make this a good location to take in the beauty of the country's coastline. Plan a trip to Cabo Frio easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Forte São Matheus is at the end of the beach of Forte, on top. No accessibility. Open to the public with a small photo exhibition, very simple. The view from above is beautiful!
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  • Traditional fortification and with a very important history to know, knowing a little more about the history of the place makes it more interesting
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