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This is one of the towers of Peniche Fortress with a seagull on top of it.This building is a military complex of the XVII century. With the dictatorship of the Estado Novo in Portugal, it has been transformed into a prision in which many Portuguese had been kept arrested just because they were fighting for freedom. In the period between 1934 and 1974,it suffered some architectonical modifications with the main ideia of transform it into a high security prison. The Revolution of the Cravos, the 25 of April of 1974, as ended with this use.
Now Peniche Fortress is a beautiful place to visit.Inside there is a museum about the Portuguese men and women how fight against the dictatorship.

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