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Monuments in Portimão
Praça 1º de Maio
Round fountain with a large fountain, located in the center of a square. Around there is a pleasant garden area with some banks.
Rua 25 de Abril, 11
Small church of simple construction, dating from the 16TH century, with a door and a window Freestone flat and straight lines.
Rua Francisco de Bívar, 72
8500-132, Mexilhoeira Grande
16th century Church consists of a chancel and a vestry. In the second half of the 19th century underwent a total refurbishment.
Avenida Tomás Cabreira
Small chapel dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, located inside the forte de Santa Catarina. The gothic stone portal.
Rua Doutor José Falcão
This Chapel is located in the city's old quarter, in face of the shipyards and the Largo da Barca, where there was a boat to cross the River before the construction of the bridge. From simple aspect, has the main port garnished the stonework.
Rua Marquês de Pombal, 6-8
Recovered in the early 19th century, this Palace features a stucco-walled interior with frescos designed. Currently, work in this space the Parish Council and the library.
Rua da Igreja
8500, Mexilhoeira Grande
Renaissance building, dating from the 16th century, with two side doors of Manueline style. In the interior, especially the distribution of the temple into three aisles. High Altar with representative panel of the assumption.
Rua Machado dos Santos
The Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição was built in the late 15th century, damaged by the earthquake of 1755, after being the target of reconstructions in the 18th century. A new reconstruction in the 19th century gave him the current setting. Of the original building stands the Gothic portal with gilded capitals and Gargoyle.
Praça da República, 25
Church located inside the College of Jesuits. Is in a poor state of conservation, in particular the ceiling and walls, and approved the first phase of restoration.
Avenida Tomás Cabreira, 4
Fortress of rectangular plant and with a tower at each angle, based on a high and rugged rock. Inside there is a small chapel in honour of Santa Catarina. Serves as access to the beach\/marina de Portimão via a staircase and offers beautiful views of the sea and the marina.