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Fort Fortaleza da Nossa Senhora de Conceicao

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Located in Mozambique :: Mozambique  :: Maputo City
Category: Attraction :: Fort

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The Fort (Fortaleza da Nossa Senhora de Conceicao) is a significant landmark in Maputo. It was originally built in 1721 by the Dutch but destroyed by pirates. It was rebuilt by the Portuguese in 1781. This old Portuguese fort with its striking architecture has a dominant position over the main harbour area. It is now a military museum and houses a collection of copper statues and other antiques.

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Address :  Maputo, Mozambique

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