Castelo de Terena
Located on top of a hill, this castle was the defense line of the Guadiana. Consists of a walled enclosure, with cubelos, keep and two doors, one of which is flanked by towers. The documentary version assigns this work factory to d. João I, who joined the village in the Patronage of the order of Aviz. Was very damaged with the Castilian wars and with the earthquake of 1755.
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- Castles & Fortresses
Monuments near Castelo de Terena
Anta de Santa Luzia
Megalithic grave in some monumentality, although showing traces of destruction in the burial chamber. Is inserted in the Herdade de Santa Luzia.
Capela da Boa-Nova / Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Assunção da Boa Nova
Founded by vote of Dona Maria, wife of Alfonso XI of Castile, this Chapel-fortress of Greek cross vaulted fully. At the top of the main façade stands the Bell …
Castelo de Alandroal
With an important medieval castle donjon. This fortification worth mentioning the door flanked by towers and a horseshoe arch, marble in the region. In the tow…
Castro do Castelo Velho
Fortified village, with plant irregular, having been used and modified at different times, particularly in the Chalcolithic, Bronze age, iron age and Islamic E…