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  1. Casa-Museu Teixeira Lopes
    Museums and Palaces
    Casa-Museu Teixeira Lopes
    The museum is housed in a 19th-century building, an example of regional architecture built in 1895, in keeping with the project designed by the architect José Teixeira Lopes for use as a residence and sculptor’s studio. Nowadays, it has been (...)

    Telephone: +351 22 375 12 24
    Fax: +351 22 375 20 95
    E-mail: cmteixeiralopes@gaianima.pt
    Website: http://www.gaianima.pt

  2. Monuments
    Castelo de Aljezur
    Aljezur CastleThis was the site on which the settlement of Aljezur grew during the Islamic period, although archaeological finds show that the summit was occupied as far back as the Bronze Age, and there is evidence of continuous occupation until (...)

    Telephone: +351 289 896 070
    Fax: +351 289 803 633
    E-mail: geral@cultalg.pt
    Website: http://www.cultalg.pt

  3. Castelo de Loulé
    Castelo de Loulé
    The town of Loulé - known under the muslims as al-Ûlyã (the hilltop) – was, and still remains, the largest urban area in the Algarve which has no direct contact with the sea. The walls of the old madina, with several lath-and-plaster turrets and (...)

    Telephone: +351 289 400 642
    Fax: +351 289 400 678
    E-mail: dcp@cm-loule.pt
    Website: http://www.cultalg.pt

  4. Monuments
    Castelo de Marialva
    The classification for this monument includes the keep and all the walls, gates and existing remains. The line of walls that encircled the old village is interrupted by two wicket gates and two larger gates - the Porta do Anjo da Guarda and the (...)

  5. Castelo de Melgaço
Place: Melgaço
Photo: CM Melgaço
    Castelo de Melgaço
    Upon a cliff overlooking the Town, you’ll find this ancient fortress, a witness for the first moments of the Portuguese sovereignty. Built by order of King Afonso Henriques during the 12th and 13th centuries, the only vestiges of the ancient castle (...)

    Telephone: +351 251 410 191
    E-mail: nucleomuseologico@cm-melgaco.pt

  6. Castelo de Paderne (vestígios)
Photo: Turismo do Algarve
    Castelo de Paderne
    Paderne Castle (remains)Paderne Castle was conquered from the Moors in 1248 by D. Paio Peres Correia. It maintained its military functions until 1858, when it was deactivated.It is one of the seven castles represented in the Portuguese (...)

    Telephone: +351 289 896 070
    Fax: +351 289 803 633
    E-mail: geral@cultalg.pt
    Website: http://www.cultalg.pt

  7. Castelo de São Jorge
Place: Lisboa
Photo: João Paulo
    Castelo de São Jorge
    The Castelo de São Jorge is one of Lisbon’s most distinctive monuments, being situated on the city’s highest hill.The oldest known fortification at this spot dates from the 2nd century BC, although some of the remains found here date from as far (...)

    Telephone: +351 218 800 620
    Fax: +351 218 875 695
    E-mail: info@castelodesaojorge.pt
    Website: http://www.castelodesaojorge.pt

  8. Castelo dos Mouros - Sintra
Place: Sintra
    Castelo dos Mouros - Sintra
    Winding over two ridges of the Serra de Sintra, the Moorish Castle dates back to the early days of the Moorish occupation of the Peninsula - the 8th Century.After various attempts it was definitively taken by Dom Afonso Henriques in 1147, and there (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 923 73 00
    Fax: +351 21 923 73 50
    E-mail: info@parquesdesintra.pt
    Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

  9. Centro de Arte Contemporânea Graça Morais
Photo: Centro de Arte Contemporânea Graça Morais
    Museums and Palaces
    Centro de Arte Contemporânea Graça Morais
    Opened in 2008, the Graça Morais Contemporary Art Centre was designed by Souto Moura, the well-known Portuguese architect who was named the 2011 Pritsker Prize laureate. It offers a wide program of temporary exhibitions of the most respected (...)

    Telephone: +351 373 302 410
    Fax: +351 273 202 416
    E-mail: centro.arte@cm-braganca.pt
    Website: http://centroartegracamorais.cm-braganca.pt

  10. Centro de Arte Moderna JAP
    Museums and Palaces
    Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão
    The museum has a valuable collection of 20 and 21 C Portuguese art, including painting, sculpture, drawings, photographs and engravings, and also contains the most representative collection of works by Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918). It also (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 782 30 00 - 21 782 34 74
    Fax: +351 21 782 30 37 - 21 782 30 34
    E-mail: camjap@gulbenkian.pt
    Website: http://www.camjap.gulbenkian.org


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