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Monuments in Chaves

Ponte Romana de Trajano

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Rua da Ponte
5400-501, Chaves

Chaves

This bridge was constructed in granite formed by eighteen arches even though these days we can only see twelve. On this bridge there are two commemorative columns from the Emperors Vespasiano and Trajano time.

Igreja Matriz de Chaves / Igreja de Santa Maria Maior

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Rua da Ordem Terceira, 18
5400-425, Chaves

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This church is mediaeval, mannerist and late baroque with a longitudinal plan composed by three naves and five ranks. It was built during the middle age, probably in the 12th century above the wrecks from previous temples. From the mediaeval period it stills conserves the bell tower, the portico and some sculptures. On the interior it stands out the Chapel of the Holly attached to the main chapel.

Castelo de Chaves

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Praça de Camões, 14
5400-517, Chaves

Chaves

Built by Dom Dinis, this castle has had great importance in the Defense military of Northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the wars of the restoration, reinforced at the corners by quads composed bastions. Currently, kept the remains of military walls. The construction of the time of Dinis remains only the Tower of homage. The keep houses the Center for military history.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Chaves

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Praça de Camões
5400-517, Chaves

Chaves

Localizada ao lado da ao lado da Igreja Matriz, esta igreja foi construída no século XVII. Com características barrocas, destaca-se, no seu interior, as paredes revestidas em azulejaria do século XVIII e o teto de madeira.

Forte de São Francisco

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Rua do Terreiro da Cavalaria
5400-435, Chaves

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Former convent surrounded by walls, transformed into a fortification in 1658. Strong late-Baroque and Mannerist, composed of regular star plant, with four pentagonal bastions at the corners by a highlighted rectangle. Your plant is similar to the strong neighbor of São Neutel, both built during the wars of the restoration. Currently, it is a hotel, a restaurant and a bar.

Forte de São Neutel

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Avenida Heróis de Chaves
5400-302, Chaves

Chaves

17th century Fort of starry plant, composed of four regular ramparts. Your plant is similar to the nearby Forte de São Francisco, both built during the wars of the restoration. Emphasis on the inner moat, the chapel of Nossa Senhora das Brotas and diving source deployed to the Gulf.

Castelo de Monforte

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Povoação de Águas Frias
5400-601, Águas Frias

Chaves

This castle, also known as Castle of San Antonio, located 825 m altitude and belongs, together with the Castle and St. Stephen, the defense of the Valley of keys. Was sent by Dom Dinis built in the 13th century, probably about traces of a Roman castro. In this walled enclosure that surrounded the village, there are still some traces. Of the four original towers remains only a donjon. Are also some remains of the ancient Citadel, where he opens a large lounge homeless, surrounded by granite walls.

Quinta da Macieira

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Rua Visconde do Rosário, 9
5400-727, Redondelo

Chaves

This manor house with rectangular plan and two floors has an attached chapel which was constructed under the command of Manuel Alvares Calvão, between 1747 and 1759. It has a peculiar balcony laying on one side in a high wall and on the other side is settled on a thick column and on the pathway. Its granite composition also stands out. This is a private property recently classified as a Building of Public Interest.

Solar dos Azeredo

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Rua Doutor Ricardo Sá Fernandes, 8
5425-212, Oura

Chaves

Manor House dating from the 18th century, irregular, with two floors and a chapel located near and a tower. It was enlarged in the 19th century and underwent restoration works in its interior in the 20th century.

Vias Augustas de Chaves

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Rua Direita
5400-018, Chaves

Chaves

Set of narrow streets and pedestrian currently built in the middle ages. In the past, within the walls of Keys, small homes were built of several floors and balconies on the upper floors, in order to monetize the space. Many of these balconies still exist, making this site a typical and picturesque place.

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