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Santo António da Barra Fort

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Santo António da Barra Fort
Location Estrada da Marginal São João do Estoril
2765- ESTORIL
District:Lisbon
County :Cascais
Parish:Estoril
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It is located in the entrance of S. João do Estoril next to Marginal road, partially covered by a dense grove. This fort was built in the 16th century in order to improve Cascais coast defensive ability, as so many other forts erected after 1640, stretching from Carcavelos to Guincho. It was used in the second half of the 20th century as the summer house of dictatorship prime-minister Oliveira Salazar. After falling from a chair in 1969, he would be unable. A chain of events would lead to his death a year afterwards. The dictatorial regime succumbed to agony. It is nowadays a summer colony of Odivelas Institute.

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Responsable: Ministério da Defesa Nacional - Exército

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Localização Estrada da Marginal São João do Estoril
2765- ESTORIL
Distrito:Lisbon
County:Cascais
Parish:Estoril
Contactos


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