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Monuments in Portimão

Chafariz da Praça 1º de Maio

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Praça 1º de Maio
8500, Portimão

Portimão

Round fountain with a large fountain, located in the center of a square. Around there is a pleasant garden area with some banks.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Alvor

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Rua 25 de Abril, 11
8500-013, Alvor

Portimão

Small church of simple construction, dating from the 16TH century, with a door and a window Freestone flat and straight lines.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Mexilhoeira Grande

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Rua Francisco de Bívar, 72
8500-132, Mexilhoeira Grande

Portimão

16th century Church consists of a chancel and a vestry. In the second half of the 19th century underwent a total refurbishment.

Ermida de Santa Catarina

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Avenida Tomás Cabreira
8500, Portimão

Portimão

Small chapel dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, located inside the forte de Santa Catarina. The gothic stone portal.

Capela de São José

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Rua Doutor José Falcão
8500-340, Portimão

Portimão

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.

Palácio Abreu

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Rua Marquês de Pombal, 6-8
8500, Alvor

Portimão

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.

Igreja Matriz de Mexilhoeira Grande

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Rua da Igreja
8500, Mexilhoeira Grande

Portimão

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.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição/ Igreja Matriz de Portimão

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Rua Machado dos Santos
8500-597, Portimão

Portimão

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.

Igreja do Colégio dos Jesuitas

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Praça da República, 25
8500-540, Portimão

Portimão

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.

Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

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Avenida Tomás Cabreira, 4
8500-802, Portimão

Portimão

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.

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