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.


Largo do Castelo


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