Moinhos de Vento de Alburrica

Three old deactivated and well-maintained windmills found on the river beach of Alburrica. The group consists of the Giant Windmill, Windmills of Spring (both built in 1852 by José Pedro da Costa) and the Windmill Poente built in the same year by José Francisco da Costa. These specimens fed with flour the ovens of the largest manufacturing unit of biscuit production in the country.




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Monuments near Moinhos de Vento de Alburrica

Escultura da CUF

A simple scultpure that alludes to the centenary of CUF, 1865-1965. It is about 2 metres tall and is located in the centre of a roundabout.

Escultura de Luís Lázaro Zamenhof

Simple sculpture honoring Dr. Lejzer Zamenhof, creator of Esperanto.

Moinho de Maré Pequeno

Ruins of an old mill, dating back to the 17th century, with three millstones.

Torre do Relógio do Barreiro

The clocktower, dating back to 1928, was the first telephone central of the internal net of the CUF. It has two clocks and a tile panel above the main door.

Igreja da Misericórdia do Barreiro

Dated 1569, this small temple features a single nave covered with 18th century tiles. On the façade one can observe a Mannerist portal, which bears the name of…

Edifício da Estação do Barreiro

A building where the Barreiro CP train station used to function, inaugurated in 1881. Its main façade faces Lisbon.

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