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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Convento de Cristo e Castelo Templário
    Convento de Cristo e Castelo Templário
    The Convent of Christ In 1983, UNESCO awarded the classification of world heritage to the Templar Castle and the Convent of the Knights of Christ in Tomar, a unique monument in the history of the western world. Built on a site that was originally (...)

    Telephone: +351 249 313 481
    Fax: +351 249 322 730
    Website: http://www.conventocristo.pt

  6. Convento de Nossa Senhora do Carmo - Figueiró dos Vinhos
Place: Figueiró dos Vinhos
Photo: C. M. Figueiró dos Vinhos
    Convento de Nossa Senhora do Carmo - Figueiró dos Vinhos

    Telephone: +351 236 552 178
    Fax: +351 236 552 596
    E-mail: turismo@cm-figueirodosvinhos.pt
    Website: http://www.cm-figueirodosvinhos.pt

  7. Convento de São Francisco
Place: Bragança
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Bragança
    Convento de São Francisco - Bragança
    Owned by the Secular Franciscan Order, its structure dates back to the 13th century (1271). Its foundation is attributed according to oral tradition to St. Francis of Assisi. It was rebuilt in the first half of sec. XIII from a medieval structure of (...)

    Telephone: +351 273 001 301
    E-mail: mail@adbgc.dglab.gov.pt
    Website: http://adbgc.dglab.gov.pt

  8. Convento de São Francisco
Place: Santarém
Photo: Shutterstock_StockPhotosArt
    Convento de São Francisco - Santarém
    The convent of São Francisco was founded by the king D. Sancho II, in 1242. As happened with the similar Convento de Santa Clara, the convent was built in accordance with the architectural guidelines of the mendicant Gothic style: austerity in terms (...)

  9. Convento dos Capuchos - Sintra
Place: Sintra
Photo: João Paulo
    Convento dos Capuchos - Sintra
    Capuchos Convent, also known as Santa Cruz or the Cork Convent, was built in 1560 by Dom Álvaro de Castro, in fulfilment of a vow by his father, Dom João de Castro, who was Viceroy of India. Its tiny cells, little chapel, refectory and other (...)

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

  10. Monuments
    Convento e Capela de Nossa Senhora da Esperança
    Convent and Chapel of Nossa Senhora da EsperançaIntimately connected to the worship of Santo Cristo dos Milagres, the convent and Chapel were built in 1545. Subsequent alterations were made, including the curious quadrangular tower with various (...)

    Telephone: +351 296 284 453
    Fax: +351 296 283 801


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