Castelo de Bragança
One of the most imposing fortresses of the 13th century, with an oval plan, cylindric towers in the angles and a square donjon in the centre. The donjon, gothic, is about 33 metres tall and in it the battlements and the ogival windows stand out. On the north side of the walls there is the "Princesse's Tower", thus named because, according to an ancient legend, there lived as a prisoner a young moorish girl loved by a Christian.
Rua Dom João V, 62 - Cidadela
- Easy external parking
- Castles & Fortresses
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Monuments near Castelo de Bragança
Edifício da Pousada de São Bartolomeu
Pousada built from scratch in the 20th century, belonging to the Group Pestana Pousadas.
Fonte da Rainha / Fonte do Cano
Source of backrest consisting of a rectangular tank, with eye-catching gable cornice.
Domus Municipalis / Antigos Paços Municipais
A monument probably built during the 15th century, with two distinct bodies. According to documents of that time, the objective of this construction was utilit…
Casa dos Morgados
This is probably a house of the 1800s that belonged to the family Sá Vargas.