Saint Bruno Fort, Lisbon, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella
N 38° 41.850 W 009° 16.485
29S E 476107 N 4283244
Quick Description: The Fort São Bruno was built in 1647 in the scope of the construction of the Line of Blockhouse of the Bar of the Tejo, that if extended since the Cape of the Roca until the a Tower of Belém.
Location: Portugal
Date Posted: 10/16/2007 7:47:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM2DFZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 99

Long Description:
Its main objectivo, together with the too much blockhouses raised in this agitate period, was to guarantee the defense of the bar of the Tejo and to control the fluivial and maritime access to the city of Lisbon. It is the one of the most significant military constructions of this period, that if keeps in good condition of conservation, being today Headquarters of Honor of the Portuguese Association of the Friends of the Castles.
The year the "Fort" was constructed or started.: 1647

Name of "Country" or "Nation" that constructed this "Fort": Portugal

Was this "Fort" involved in any armed conflicts?: No it wasn't

What was the primary purpose of this "Historic Fort"?: Used for defence of a border or land claim.

Current condition: Good condition of conservation

This site is administered by ----: IPPAR

If admission is charged -: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Open to the public?: Open or unrestricted access.

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