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Monuments in Rio Maior

Casa Senhorial d'El-Rei Dom Miguel

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Rua Serpa Pinto
2040-249, Rio Maior

Rio Maior

The name of this manor house is justified with the fact that Don Miguel have stayed here before the battle of Almoster. In this manor are the ceilings painted with real weapons, the oratory chapel with Baroque facade and porch of the House. The ground floor was occupied by services and on top was the residence.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário

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Largo Alcino Torrodão
2040-052, Azambujeira

Rio Maior

Church located in front of the Regional Museum Manuel Noble, consisting of nave, vaulted chancel and Bell Tower. The facade features simple lines, with white marble facade window and a clock on the Bell Tower. The Panel with the representation of our Lady of the Rosary on the ship.

Salinas da Fonte da Bica

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Estrada das Salinas
2040, Marinhas do Sal

Rio Maior

Fonte da Bica saline ponds are the only Natural ones in Portugal. They are located 30 Km. from the sea and have 40 tanks from which the salt is extracted from 10 metres depth. Between May and September the collection is done after the water being cached (which has about 200 to 300 grams of salt) and evaporated after 7 days.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Rio Maior

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Rua Serpa Pinto, 115
2040-249, Rio Maior

Rio Maior

Architecture of religious character, composed of vaulted chancel and nave, this consisting of two side altars. The sacristy preserves a Baroque toilet. Another highlight is the font from the Chiesa Madre (mother church), and that is stored in a chapel under the Tribune, on the side where is the capela do Senhor dos Passos.

Passos da Misericórdia de Rio Maior

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Largo Dona Maria II
2040-296, Rio Maior

Rio Maior

The construction of these steps date from 1760, although in 1884 if dislodged the Step of the Rua Dom Afonso Henriques. Both have the form of oratory Chapel. The placement of tiles is recent; 20TH century (1998). The passage happens always in the procession of the Holy week.

Hospital da Misericódia de Rio Maior

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Avenida Doutor João Afonso Calado da Maia
2040-333, Rio Maior

Rio Maior

Structure built from 1926, according to the design of the engineer Mendonça. It was opened in 1935 and presents itself as a building adapted to the typology of a Hospital Center. In 1950 was built the Chapel and other annexes and progressive increases very useful, as the kitchen and the dining room.

Pelourinho de Azambujeira

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Rua de Santa Luzia
2040, Azambujeira

Rio Maior

Three steps platform where it settles the column with a parallelepiped base in worked marble, in which has a flat shaft and worked capital. The abutment is a flat orb.

Villa Romana de Rio Maior

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Rua Doutor Francisco Barbosa
2040, Rio Maior

Rio Maior

The Roman villa of Rio Maior was discovered in 1983. The excavations, started in 1995, allowed the collection of significant booty. Found a set of various mosaic panels which, by their chromatic range and drawing are attributable to the 21st century. II\/III century AD.

Dólmen de Alcobertas

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Alcobertas
2040, Ribeira de Cima

Rio Maior

This is one of three megalithic monuments that exist in Portugal. In the parish church of Alcobertas, this dolmen burial character consists of a camera and a corridor, formed by large props. Stands out the tile flooring and stone altar.

Forno de Alcobertas

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Rua dos Potes Mouros
2040, Alcobertas

Rio Maior

This medieval oven, discovered in the 50 years of the 20th century, functioned as community oven, more precisely to bake pottery, tiles and other utensils. Has about 1, 5 m and has a grill on which were placed the pieces to be cooked. The roof, made of tile and stone, was undone once finished cooking remove the parts.

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