Antiga Judiaria

The presence of Jews in Belmonte has been constant since the middle ages, although the forced conversion in 1496 have been born a crypto-Judaism which contributed to the dispersion of the Jewish community. It is believed that the ancient Jewish quarter was located in the so-called Neighborhood of Morocco, where supposedly was also the old synagogue, still Remain some traces of Jewish presence in the area, as the crosses carved on the jambs of some doors and Hebrew letters in several ashlars of the Castle.

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Rua Direita
6250-047,Belmonte

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Monuments near Antiga Judiaria

Antiga Casa da Câmara de Belmonte


Late-medieval building consisting of two wings and a tower. It was built in the late 15TH century, suffering after renovation works in 1854 and in 1896. Presen…

Antiga Escola Primária de Belmonte / Escola do Ensino Básico de Belmonte


Building constructed in the early 20th century, consisting of a regular rectangular plant with three bodies. Initially, functioned as primary school and curren…

Capela de Santo Antão


Nineteenth century chapel of longitudinal plan simple. In the interior, especially the triumphal arch in arch down which leads to the Chapel, where he enlists …

Capela de Santo António


Chapel probably built in the 16th century or 17TH CENTURY, with a simple longitudinal plant with a main façade in Gable, torn by a wicker framed straight porta…

Capela do Calvário


Probably revivalist chapel built in the 19th century and consists of a longitudinal plan simple, with a main façade in Gable, torn by a pointed arch portal. In…

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