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

Capela da Misericórdia de Albufeira

Built in the site of an ancient Moorish mosque, it was restored as Chapel of Misericórdia in 1499. Rebuilt after the earthquake in 1755, it still keeps the por…

Convento de Nossa Senhora da Orada

This former convent was built in a Valley once desert and it lies the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Orada (formerly called Hermitage). The enormous devotion to ou…

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 …

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 …

Igreja de São Sebastião

A construction of popular appearance, dating nack to thee beginning of the 18th century. It has a main gate with baroque decoration and a manuelin sid gate. Wo…

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