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Monuments in Carregal do Sal

Casa do Passal

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Avenida do Cristo-Rei, 23
3430-618, Cabanas de Viriato

Carregal do Sal

In this House lived the Doctor diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes when he exercised the function of Consul General in Bordeaux, in 1940, saved thousands of lives of the nazi Holocaust of World War II. This House features rectangular plant, two floors and mansard roof, facades torn by spans of perfect round profile on the lower floor and upper us rectilinear. In the Centre, access doors and balconies balcony advance forming pillared porch

Orca da Palheira / Orca 1 de Oliveira do Conde

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Prehistoric grave with about 5500 years, consisting of polygonal Chamber and hallway stretched. The central structure was later incorporated in the Palheiro, having the Hall changed. Is integrated in the archaeological area protected.

Orca de Santo Tisco

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Limite de freguesias (Oliveira do Conde e Sobral de Papízios)
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Prehistoric grave with about 5500 years, which deserves to be visited, since it is the only dolmen in this county to possess an ochre painting, representing a Sun with seven rays. This type of art comes at a stage of regional megalithic. It consists of simple polygonal Chamber with symbolic corridor, wrapped in a TUMULUS. Highlights-the second mainstay on the north side of the Chamber, adorned by a solar motif painted in red ochre. Integrated into the Protected Archaeological Area.

Orca do Outeiro do Rato

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Prehistoric grave with about 5500 years, consisting of polygonal Chamber and long hallway, wrapped in a TUMULUS.

Orca do Santo

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Prehistoric grave enough destroyed, being still visible part of the TUMULUS. This type of art comes at a stage of regional megalithic.

Penedo da Víbora

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

This Rock has a symbolic value insculturada pointed out by various legends, related to moiras, stories of ancient temples and villages, related to a megalithic monument, located near the landmark GEODESIC, which however disappeared.

Sepulturas Geminadas 1 do Passal

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Rua da Igreja
3430, Cabanas de Viriato

Carregal do Sal

This is a set of graves dug into the rock, located behind the parish cemetery on private land. Is one of the most significant testimony materials of burial practices or rituals of burial over the centuries since the high middle ages.

Túmulos Rupestres do Passal

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Rua da Igreja
3430, Cabanas de Viriato

Carregal do Sal

Is one of the most significant testimony materials of burial practices or rituals of burial over the centuries since the high middle ages. This is a set of graves dug into the rock, located behind the parish cemetery on private land.

Gravuras do Ameal 2 / Complexo Rupestre do Ameal

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Following the estradão of the plateau of Ameal and with the help of prehistoric circuit signage Chalet\/Watermill, will find a set of rock engravings in granitic rock which has cruciform motifs and simple represent anthropomorphic representations associated with, perhaps, the magic-symbolic aspects.

Habitat do Ameal

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Lugar do Ameal
3430, Oliveira do Conde

Carregal do Sal

Location of archaeological work in exploration.

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