Posted on 2nd June 2019 / 37
Listing Type : Coast Defence
Location : South America

Also know as  Nossa Senhora do Pópulo and São Marcelo Fort or as “Forte do Mar” (Sea Fort),

Originally built to defend again Portuguese incursions, it was designed to provide cross fire with the Forts of São Franciso, São Felipe and São Paulo de Gamboa.  The design was influed by that of Fort Bugio (Tejo) and was built over a long period of time. The French engineer, Felipe Guilton, assisted in its’ design.

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