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  1. Archaeology
    Torre de Dona Chama
    Tower of Dona ChamaFortified settlement of the Iron Age/Roman era. Also known as the pre-Roman fort of São Brás.

  2. Torre templária de  Dornes
Place: Ferreira do Zezerre
Photo: Região Turismo dos Templários
    Monuments
    Torre de Dornes
    With an unusual pentagonal layout, the tower in the village of Dornes was built by the Knights Templar on the banks of the River Zêzere as a watchtower and defensive bastion for the region, during the Christian Reconquest.Built from limestone and (...)

  3. Monuments
    Torre de Geraz do Minho
    Dates from the thirteenth century. Attached to the manor house in the eighteenth century.

  4. Monuments
    Torre de Gomariz
    Dated from the sixteenth century, it's a rectangular tower with three storeys, topped by rampart walks. Cornice decorated with an undulating line and gargoyles.Attached to the tower are a residential wing and a chapel.

  5. Monuments
    Torre de Grade ou Torre de Faro
    Torre de Grade or Torre de FaroA crenellated tower with a coat of arms craved in stone, with a later building attached.According to some historians, the tower was built by the Moors, in order to look out for approaching Christians. Others claim it (...)

  6. Monuments
    Torre de Lapela
    On the left bank of the river Rio Minho, around 5 kilometres from Monção, there is the imposing Tower of Lapela. King Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal ordered Senhor do Couto e Abreu, Lourenço de Abreu to build the castle in 1130. Two (...)

  7. Torre de Menagem
Place: Beja
Photo: David Francisco
    Monuments
    Torre de Menagem
    The Keep was built on the orders of Dinis on pre-existing foundations in 1324. A tablet stone near the entranceway, bearing the coat of arms of Portugal and Aragon (belonging to Isabel, the king's wife), testifies to its origins.The tower and its (...)

  8. Monuments
    Torre de Novões ou Nevões
    Dates from the twelfth century. A square crenellated tower. Attached on the north side to a building which is probably the oldest part of the complex and to another building on the east side, dating originally from the eighteenth century but only (...)

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  9. Monuments
    Torre de Oriz ou dos Coimbras
    Torre de Oriz or Torre dos CoimbrasDates from the fourteenth century. Built in granite on an almost square plan, with two storeys and narrow windows.Attached to the tower is a seventeenth century house rebuilt in the eighteenth century in the rural (...)

  10. Monuments
    Torre de Penegate
    Dates from the fourteenth century. Fortified rectangular tower with three storeys, thick stone walls and few openings. This was a feudal tower, also serving as fortress and residence.Thought to have been built by Dom Egas Pais de Penegate, a comrade (...)

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