Ruínas do Castelo de Paderne

Occupied by the romans at the middle of the 2nd century aD, it was turned into a political and administrative centre. Conquered by the Moors in 713 it was then taken by the Portuguese crown in 1248. The castle was restored by Dom Dinis. The walls are of stucco with battlements and a watching path that leads to the watch tower. There are vestiges of parts of the walls, of the entrance tower and, inside, th ruins of a church with gothic and manuelin vestiges.

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Monuments near Ruínas do Castelo de Paderne

Largo Jacinto D'Ayete, Albufeira

Estátua de São Vicente de Albufeira


A bronze statue in memory of São Vicente of Albufeira, that depicts him holding a crucifix with his left hand. The pious São Vicente was sentenced to death by …

Rua José Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira

Torre do Relógio de Albufeira


A tower in the "county's" ancient jailhouse, it has a bell that is supported by a structure of forged iron with a curious decoration.

Largo Jacinto D'Ayete, Albufeira

Igreja de Sant'Ana


Dating back to th 18th century, this church has a popularly inspired architecture, a dome surrounded by pinnacles and, atop the façade, baroque elements. Used …

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