'The Wall of Fortaleza de Sâo Tiago' - The Old Town Velha District, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

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Funchal was founded in 1421 by the Portuguese navigator João Gonçalves Zarco. The fort was constructed in 1614 after several attacks and raids by pirates.

More informations: Funchal - Wikipedia

Funchal - Madeira-seekers

Funchal • Madeira • Forte de São Tiago (Youtube)

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Comments (270)

KhoiTran on November 1, 2012

Very nice photo! Like & Ys!

Heidiho on November 2, 2012

Beautiful ! F 71 by Heidiho

Jan Sognnes on November 3, 2012

Dear Panoramio friends thank you very much for your visit, nice comments, likes and favorites

Greetings from Denmark, Jan

mehmet bişmiş on November 3, 2012

Cute and lovely street

Has added a distinctive beauty to the colors of flowers photo


Greetings and best regards

varkos on November 3, 2012

Wonderful photo! Like!

João Paulo Coutinho on November 4, 2012

Bela foto.LIKE

Irina-Pushkareva on November 5, 2012

Замечательный снимок!

Sanaullah Khan on November 7, 2012

Beautiful Pic…. Like 185 Best Regards. Greeting from….. ثناءالله Sana Ullah Khan

zaro1965 on November 7, 2012

Fascinating place and composition!


Best wishes to Denmark, Zaro

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on November 8, 2012

Very nice place, enchanting!--like 186--AnaM

Sergio Bagna on November 10, 2012

Fantistic this angle! Mega Like! Warm greetings, Sergio

DanaSun on November 11, 2012

Beautiful romantic view


I wish you nice evening and beautiful new week, Dana

la-gioconda on November 11, 2012


Mojzer László on November 12, 2012

Hi Jan! Very nice. Greetings: Laci

serghiei1 on November 15, 2012

Mi piace! "L & F". Saluti, Serghiei1

Milarepa on November 15, 2012

I like it!!!! ;)

~adrzym~ on November 15, 2012

Beautiful composition! LIKE

Warm greetings from Poland, Adam

BertKg on November 15, 2012

Lovely place and nice colors!


Warm regards from Holland,


Remzi AYDIN on November 15, 2012

Very nice old town view. LİKE.

pembo on November 16, 2012

A very beautiful view and photo - YSL 195/75!

Kind regards, pembo from Kiel

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 4, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2012/07/19 13:35:31
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 10.07mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash