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Monuments in Castro Verde

Igreja Matriz de Santa Bárbara de Padrões

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Rua da Igreja
7780-457, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Mannerist temple built between the 16th and 19th centuries, settling on the remains of a small town whose name would be Arannis, a Roman agglomeration in the 5th or 6th centuries CE. Presents a longitudinal plan consists of a nave, a chancel and adossadas, the chapel of San Miguel, the baptistery, two storage rooms and the sacristy. Inside, it has a perfect round triumphal arch, flanked by pilasters based altars with polychrome and gilded carved altarpieces.

Igreja Matriz de São Marcos da Ataboeira

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Largo 25 de Abril
7780-522, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Mannerist and Baroque-style church, built in the mid-16th century. Presents a longitudinal plan consists of a nave and side chapels, and differentiated coverage on gable roof in the nave and dome and coated tile in the chancel. On the main facade, unique cloth set by pilasters, there is a stone of arms of the order of Santiago.

Igreja de São Tiago / Igreja Matriz de Entradas

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Praça da Liberdade
7780-344, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

This church has one only nave with a bell ringer tower and it construction started in 1745. Here we ought to mention the altars, the baptismal font in grey and white marble and the main altar with classic outline.

Igreja Matriz de Casével / Igreja Paroquial de Casével

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Largo da Praça
7780-020, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Mannerist and Baroque Temple, built on a 14TH century temple. Presents a single ship with a chancel and side chapels. The façade was heavily remodelled in the 18th century and the Bell Tower was built between 1954 and 1955. Especially the Head-reliquary of Saint Fabião, piece of jewellery from the 13th century, the popular tradition Associates to cure the evils of cattle.

Igreja Matriz de Castro Verde / Basílica Real de Castro Verde

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Praça do Município
7780-217, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

This church has one nave, a main chapel and two bell towers. On the inside it displays glazed tiles panels from the 17th century regarding Ourique´s Battle. The original temple was constructed under the orders of D. Sebastião in 1573. Between the end of the 17th century and 1735 it was promoted the construction of D. João V church.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Esperança

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Rua da Ermida
7780-347, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

16th-century temple where stands out the gate, with reminiscences of Manueline armillary sphere. Presents the ship covered by a barrel vault, being the triumphal arch covered in gilt and the main Chapel covered with a dome.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Castro Verde

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Largo Victor Guerreiro Prazeres
7780-218, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Church built in the first half of the 16th century, the present characteristics of Manueline architecture and Mannerist. In the second half of the 18th century suffered a profound remodeling when the altarpiece was made and decorated the chancel, the arch and the dome of the chapel. In the late 19TH century built the choir and the nave vaults were decorated.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Entradas

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Largo da Liberdade
7780-344, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

The current building dates from the late 17th century\/early 18TH century, rising till then in the 16th century, the primitive Church location from which only the holy water and sink some hispano-Arab tiles reused. It is a Mannerist style church with nave and vaulted chancel, which currently houses the Municipal Library entries pole of Castro Verde.

Igreja das Chagas do Salvador / Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios

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Rua Dom Afonso Henriques
7780-183, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Church built on top of another Church, whose Foundation is attributed to lendariamente Dom Afonso Henriques. In the 18th century, the façade is reconstructed, showing an interesting Baroque animation. Inside, a major altarpiece in stucco marbled with throne in gilt and some 18th century tiles, inspired by Dutch models.

Ermida de São Pedro das Cabeças

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São Pedro das Cabeças
7780-251, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Mannerist monument that marks the spot where will have occurred the battle of Ourique, July 25, 1139. Is a shrine of pilgrimage, with predominance of the 1500s typology, which is reflected in the construction of small churches just one ship. Presents a triumphal arch back perfect based on pilasters and the high altar is made of wood with niche in masonry. According to a legend, this Chapel belongs to the Group of seven chapels sisters, who can see all each other: Senhora do Amparo, in Mértola; Lady of Guadalupe in Serpa; Senhora da Cola, Ourique; Senhora do Castelo, in Aljustrel, …

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