Forte de São Francisco

Former convent surrounded by walls, transformed into a fortification in 1658. Strong late-Baroque and Mannerist, composed of regular star plant, with four pentagonal bastions at the corners by a highlighted rectangle. Your plant is similar to the strong neighbor of São Neutel, both built during the wars of the restoration. Currently, it is a hotel, a restaurant and a bar.

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Rua do Terreiro da Cavalaria
5400-435,Chaves

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking, Private parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
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Monuments near Forte de São Francisco

Largo Caetano Ferreira, 26, Chaves

Antigo Hospital da Misericórdia de Chaves


Former hospital da Misericórdia, built in the 19th century\/XX, rectangular plant, adossado to the Igreja da Misericórdia. It is located on the town's main squ…

Praça de Camões, Chaves

Antigo Quartel da Guarda Principal / Museu Flaviense


Building called Paço dos Duques de Bragança, despite having been built to house troops. It is an 18th century rectangular plant barracks where currently locate…

Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes, Chaves

Fonte da Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes


Large stone structure, with three semicircular bicas and three small tanks.

Praça de Camões, 14, Chaves

Castelo de Chaves


Built by Dom Dinis, this castle has had great importance in the Defense military of Northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the wars of the restora…

Praça do Brasil, Chaves

Escultura "Será que a Gioconda tem alma"


Stone sculpture located in a small garden.

Terreiro da Cavalaria, Chaves

Estátua da Santa Maria Mantela


Legend of Mary keeping it that after this have had seven sons, and as at that time considered themselves infidels women who had more than one son, this sent fi…

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