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Monuments in Cascais

Farol da Guia

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Avenida Senhora do Cabo
2750-374, Cascais

Cascais

When the Portuguese maritime expansion had its peak, in the 16th century, Cascais was one of the first places to have a lighthouse. The Guia lighthouse was built in 1610 and a small hermitage was built in the surrounding area with the following inscription: "Guide of the seamen".

Palácio do Duque de Palmela

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Alameda Duquesa de Palmela
2750-335, Cascais

Cascais

A palace built on the site of the demolished Fortress of Our Lady of Conceição, it was acquired in 1868 by the Duques of Palmela in order to build a summer residence there. The project belongs to the English architect Thomas Henry Wyatt. With a revivalist English architecture, this building is covered by masonry. In the main raised wall one can view, above the door, the coat of arms of the family of the Duchess of Palmela.

Forte do Guincho / Forte das Velas

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Estrada do Abano
2755-140, Alcabideche

Cascais

The Strong winch primitive only the outer walls and a stone plaque over the door. This Fort was the defense line of the Atlantic coast.

Marégrafo de Cascais

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Passeio Dona Maria Pia
2750-429, Cascais

Cascais

Tide gauge 19th century circular plant, with cylindrical volumetry covered by a dome semiesférica. Features a back arch portal framework with limestone and two Windows of your chest in a semicircular arch. Inside, you will find the tide gauge itself, a mechanical system based on buoys, sprockets and clockwork.

Vigia do Facho

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Avenida Rei Humberto II de Itália
2750-800, Cascais

Cascais

Watchtower also known as Lookout from the mouth of hell, which is integrated in the defensive system of the bar Tejo. Although badly damaged, preserves the original structure.

Troços da Antiga Muralha de Cascais

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Rua Marques Leal Pancada
2750-430, Cascais

Cascais

Of the ancient medieval wall there are only some vestiges left, including one of its gates. Rather damaged by the partisan guerillas in 1580, it was rebuilt after the Restoration.

Villa Pomares / Antigo Colégio João de Deus

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Avenida das Acácias, 357
2765-390, Estoril

Cascais

Large estate surrounded by a masonry wall hiding the building of housing and construction. Develops on four floors and differentiated coverage features and staggered with one, two, three and four waters. He currently is vacant.

Torre de São Patrício / Casa Verdades de Faria / Museu da Música Portuguesa

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Avenida de Sabóia, 1146
2765-420, Estoril

Cascais

Tower built in 1917 by George O'Neill, according to Raul Lino project. Features L plant, common plant cloister hinged rectangle and a square plan adossado body, with two roofs and three waters. Around the House there is a garden that forms a nice public park.

Teatro Gil Vicente

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Rua Gomes Freire, 5
2750-642, Cascais

Cascais

Theater built in the late 19th century consisting of a longitudinal plan, with three contiguous bodies, a rectangle and two rectangular, corresponding to the lobby\/lounge, the Auditorium and the stage box.

Solar dos Falcões / Câmara Municipal de Cascais

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Rua Latino Coelho, 8
2750, Cascais

Cascais
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