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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Largo do Castelo
7250-065,Alandroal

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • True

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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 …

Rua de Estremoz, Terena

Fonte de Terena


Small fountain built in marble, with two steps, a cubic tank and one spout.

Rua Direita, Terena

Igreja da Misericórdia de Terena


Church of Manueline, Baroque and Rococo architecture, with a single nave, a chancel with access to the sacristy, a chorus and a pulpit. Inside, especially Mann…

Rua Direita, Terena

Pelourinho de Terena


This pillory is formed by a shaft made of schist with the base in marble and decoration zoomorphic. It has a Corinthian capital topped by an armillary sphere i…

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