Forte dos Reis Magos

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Forte dos Reis Magos.

The 'Forte dos Reis Magos or Fortaleza dos Reis Magos (Fortress o the Three Wise Men), is a fortress locatit in the ceety o Natal in the Brazilian state o Rio Grande do Norte.

The fortress wis the first milestane o the ceety - foondit on 25 Dizember 1599 - on the richt side o the bar o the Potengi River (the day near the Newton Navarro Brig). It receivit its name based on the date o commencement o its construction, 6 Januar 1598, at Epiphany Catholic calendar.

Coordinates: 5°45′23″S 35°11′41″W / 5.75639°S 35.19472°W / -5.75639; -35.19472