Muralhas da Praça de Almeida

Regular polygon-shaped, is one of the most important fortification systems of the country. It was rebuilt following the restoration Wars, integrating the previous medieval structure. Later, it was invaded by Napoleonic troops and destroyed by an explosion, which also affected the village. The fortress and the Plaza de armas were rebuilt during the 19th century.

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Monuments near Muralhas da Praça de Almeida

Rua das Muralhas - Baluarte de Nossa Senhora das Brotas, Almeida

Praça Doutor Casimiro Matias, Almeida

Casa do Brigadeiro Vicente Delgado Freire


Residential architecture, rectangular plant consisting of two floors. The portal is the Center lacks ornaments, unlike this stone with ornate late-Baroque expr…

Travessa do Convento, Almeida

Casa do Governador da Praça de Almeida General João Dantas da Cunha


Residential home designed by Alberto Vilhena de Carvalho and José Vilhena de Carvalho. Consisting of two floors based on a rectangular plant, the facade is dis…

Rua dos Combatentes Mortos pela Pátria, Almeida

Casa do Marechal de Campo Leitão de Carvalho


Residential building with two floors and regular composition, since on the facade can be seen two doors topped by two Windows arranged symmetrically. In the mi…

Praça da Liberdade, Almeida

Casa dos Governadores da Praça de Almeida / Vedoria Geral da Beira


Building designed by António de Azevedo and Miguel Luís Old Jacob, of military, administrative and residential type, composed of two floors arranged in a quadr…

Rua do Trem, Almeida

Castelo de Almeida


Military architecture, hexagonal plant surrounded by a moat, composed of six bastions: San Francisco, San Pedro, Santo António, Nossa Senhora das Boots or the …

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