Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura, Bissau

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A Portugese fort dating back to the 17th century, Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura offers a chance to learn about international history. The site is the final resting place of Amilcar Cabral, a famous politician, engineer, and writer known for having been an anti-colonial leader. Take a tour of the fort and learn about its original condition before repairs and renovations of the 19th and 20th century were done. With our custom trip planner, Bissau attractions like Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a militar fort located in Bissau, that are in use for the guinense military forces. Its not possible to visit without a military permission. 
    This is a militar fort located in Bissau, that are in use for the guinense military forces. Its not possible to visit without a military permission.  more »
  • however - its difficult to get in as it is not open to the public. Ask for Major Napoleon who is guiding people inside. 
    however - its difficult to get in as it is not open to the public. Ask for Major Napoleon who is guiding people inside.  more »

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