Castelo de Avis

Built in the 13th century, the castle was rebuilt in the 15th and 16th centuries. Its construction is due to Fernão Anes, master of the military order of Avis. Of the six towers the Castle possessed, kept, just three and a few pieces of wall, adapted for modern buildings. The Queen's Tower or the convent, the Torre de Santo António and Torre de s. Roque.

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Largo Cândido dos Reis
7480,Avis

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Monuments near Castelo de Avis

Antigo Convento da Ordem de Avis


Temple founded in uncertain date, but knowing that it was rebuilt in the mid-17th century. In appearance it keeps the moth. The Church has a simple porch, crow…

Igreja e Antigo Hospital da Misericórdia


18th century temple with adossado Hospital, in good condition. Features single ship, sacristy and chancel. The main altarpiece is neoclassical style, made with…

Pelourinho de Avis


It has a small base where it settles a square shaft finished by a capital with acanthus leaves. Above it there is a halfspheric urn with four frowns and four g…

Torre de São Roque


Of the six towers of the castle walls of Avis, only three survive the passing of time and one of them is this de São Roque. The other two towers are the de San…

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