'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 (272)

**(^^)**petitparis**… on October 12, 2012

Greetings Jan,

Lovely walkway...:) I want to go for a walk there, feeling the breeze and sunshine on my skin...!


Best wishes, petitparis

JC EBY © on October 12, 2012

Beautiful photo and place!


Best greetings, Jean-Claude

Mehmet Güçlü on October 12, 2012

Very well view and shot. YSL - Best wishes, OLYMPIST

Madame X Privado on October 12, 2012

Muy buena. Me gusta recorrer........




Roman Zázvorka on October 12, 2012

Very beautiful photo, beautiful little street from Funchal. LIKE. Best regards and wish nice weekend from Czech Republic . Roman

NilouAghdam on October 12, 2012

Beautiful scene.

bayernengel on October 13, 2012

schöne Farben, like

Anto & Pier on October 13, 2012

Beautiful photo. Good composition. Like 84

Greetings from Italia, Anto & Pier

Giorgos Dimitriadis on October 13, 2012

Great shot and perspective YsL 33/85 Best regards,George

Chinappi on October 13, 2012

I LIKE it.

I am very happy for your visit and your comments. Thank you very much for them.



sistuccio on October 13, 2012

Very beautiful narrow street full of light and colors!!!LIKE.Ciao,Dino

Goldfoto on October 13, 2012

Wonderful this small ways in the city of Funchal...like88+f34...Many Greetings and best wishes from Germany!

Jul@ on October 13, 2012

so small street..unusual and very beautiful:) Like

Happy Weekend:)

Christian Möller on October 13, 2012

Eine wunderschöne kleine Gasse. Ein LIKE aus Hamburg. Schöne Grüße aus Hamburg, Christian.

BritPlom on October 14, 2012

Superb composition!

Like + Fav

Greetings, François

Slavа on October 14, 2012

Excellent and interesting picture!!! LIKE + FAV

Best wishes, Slava

Marina T on October 14, 2012

like 94

mi sono fatta una bella passeggiata nella tua galleria su Madeira, bello questo scatto.

Pensare che ero proprio indecisa tra Madeira e Copenaghen ed alla fine sono stata una settimana in Danimarca

Saluti Marina

Dagmar Škvaridlová on October 14, 2012

Thank you very much Jan for your kind visit :) This place is very interesting and you captured it in the excellent angle of the view! Very well done! like Have a nice sunday, my friend, Dagmar

_Brabo..._ on October 14, 2012

Nice streetview Jan must have been a nice trip to Madeira!

>>> LIKE 96 <<<



leo1383 on October 14, 2012

Like,nice view and composition,regards

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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