Primitivo Edifício dos Antigos Paços do Concelho e Cadeia de Castelo Branco- Domus Municipalis

Work from the beginning of the XVI century that suffered various reconstructions. It keeps the armillary sphere, the escutcheon of Portugal and a stone with Latin inscriptions. Over the main door is a tower, but with without the bell that announced the closing of the city gates.

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Praça Camões
6000-116,Castelo Branco

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  • Difficult external parking
  • Typical houses & Relevant buildings
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Monuments near Primitivo Edifício dos Antigos Paços do Concelho e Cadeia de Castelo Branco- Domus Municipalis

Edifício do Antigo Celeiro da Ordem de Cristo


Building with a simple plan, restored many times and showing no clear evidence of its construction period that probably agrees with the Christ Order. A cross a…

Agência do Banco de Portugal


Project with plan of the architect Salles Viana, the agency of the Banco de Portugal was opened in 1892. It is an example of undefined period of production tha…

Arco do Bispo / Antiga Porta do Plano


This round arch, in tunnel, is placed in the historic area of the city. T is an ancient part of the wall.

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Piedade


Due to the construction of this century, the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Piedade is completely mischaracterized, not being known the date of the Foundation of t…

Capela de São Marcos


Built in 1565, it was rebuilt during the XIX century. In 1983, although it kept the original plan, it suffered profound remodelling works and is used as mortua…

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