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Monuments in Avis

Torre de São Roque

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Rua Portas do Postigo
7480-151, Avis

Avis

Of the six towers of the castle walls of Avis, only three survive the passing of time and one of them is this de São Roque. The other two towers are the de Santo António and the Queen.

Pedra da Moura

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Figueira e Barros
7480, Avis

Avis

Igreja Paroquial de Benavila

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Largo da Igreja
7480-203, Avis

Avis

Temple of seventeenth-century style with Baroque elements in the decoration.

Igreja e Antigo Hospital da Misericórdia

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Rua da Misericórdia
7480-127, Avis

Avis

18th century temple with adossado Hospital, in good condition. Features single ship, sacristy and chancel. The main altarpiece is neoclassical style, made with pink and grey marble of Estremoz.

Castelo de Avis

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Largo Cândido dos Reis
7480, Avis

Avis

Built in the 13th century, the castle was rebuilt in the 15th and 16th centuries. Its construction is due to Fernão Anes, master of the military order of Avis. Of the six towers the Castle possessed, kept, just three and a few pieces of wall, adapted for modern buildings. The Queen's Tower or the convent, the Torre de Santo António and Torre de s. Roque.

Antigo Convento da Ordem de Avis

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Largo Cândido dos Reis
7480-116, Avis

Avis

Temple founded in uncertain date, but knowing that it was rebuilt in the mid-17th century. In appearance it keeps the moth. The Church has a simple porch, crowned by a pediment with the arms. The chancel, of Renaissance style, was built in 1694, being the rest of the Church of Baroque feature. It is saved on the local convent the famous shrine of St. Peter and St. Paul, silver marquetry work of 15th-century goldsmithery.

Anta de Benavila

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Benavila
7480, Avis

Avis

Pelourinho de Avis

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Largo Miguel Bombarda
7480, Avis

Avis

It has a small base where it settles a square shaft finished by a capital with acanthus leaves. Above it there is a halfspheric urn with four frowns and four gargoyles and on the top an Eagle with open wings.