Explore the best places

Ermida de Santa Catarina

  • heritage

Avenida Tomàs Cabreira
8500, Portimão

Portimão

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

Morabito de São João

  • heritage

Rua Infante Dom Henrique
8500, Alvor

Portimão

Architectural testimony of Arab civilization. Quadrangular with four has pinnacles at each corner and a cupola surmounting the dome.

Igreja do Divino Salvador/ Igreja Matriz de Alvor

  • heritage

Largo da Igreja
8500-007, Alvor

Portimão

It was constructed in the end of the 15th century, by orders of Dom Manuel. This church presents three naves, two collateral chapels and three laterals. Here we pay special attention to the rococo glazed tiles panel and to the manueline doorway.

Igreja Matriz de Mexilhoeira Grande

  • heritage

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 da Misericórdia de Mexilhoeira Grande

  • heritage

Rua Francisco de Bívar, 72
8500, 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.

Morabito de São Pedro

  • heritage

Rua de São Pedro
8500, Alvor

Portimão

Architectural testimony of civilization Arabic, of quadrangular with four pinnacles at each corner and a cupola surmounting the dome.

Ruínas do Forte ou Castelo de Alvor

  • heritage

Largo do Castelo
8500, Alvor

Portimão

These ruins are all that is left from an Arab fortress which was used to defend Lagos bay. The castle was conquer in 1189 by D. Sancho I but later returned to the Arabs power and afterwards, in 1250 D. Afonso III reconquested it. These are the remains after the destruction provoked by the 1755 earthquake.

Edifício do Colégio dos Jesuítas

  • heritage

Praça da República, 28
8500-540, Portimão

Portimão

The building of the Jesuit College was founded in 1660 from the project of Bartholomew Duarte. The College has a church nave, the widest of Portimão. Currently, in the side of the building, bodies are installed the Parish Council, the Museum of painting and the support center for the elderly.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição/ Igreja Matriz de Portimão

  • heritage

Rua Machado dos Santos
8500-704, 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.

Capela de São José

  • heritage

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.

1 2 3 >