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Monuments in Lagoa

Homenagem aos Combatentes do Ultramar

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Largo dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra
8400, Lagoa

Lagoa

Forte de São João do Arade

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Rua Doutor Coelho de Carvalho
8400, Lagoa

Lagoa

Formed, along with the Forte de Santa Catarina, the defense of the estuary of the rio Arade. Formed originally by a watchtower, it was enlarged in the 17th and 18th centuries. On the initiative of the poet Coelho Carvalho suffered at the beginning of the 20th century, great works of adaptation to residence, which gave him the romantic aspect that today presents.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição

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Rua da Igreja
8500-597, Ferragudo

Lagoa

Church in which we highlight the following: the collection of ex-votos of fishermen, the altar of the 16th century and the religious images. Inside stands a set of images of the 20th century. 17th and 18th centuries and a beautiful double-sided representation of our Lady and the Lord Crucified.

Convento de São José

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Rua Joaquim Eugénio Júdice
8400-325, Lagoa

Lagoa

This Carmelite monastery with cloister, Chapel and lookout tower already exists roughly from 1730. The building was, throughout its history, by various functions but from 1993 was harboring one of the poles of the cultural activity of the pond.

Farol de Alfanzina

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Estrada do Farol
8400, Lagoa

Lagoa

The lighthouse was started in 1920 and has a 23 metre high tower.

Monumento ao Pescador

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Rua Infante Santo
8400, Ferragudo

Lagoa

In this land of sea and River could not miss a memorial that pays tribute to all the men of the sea, fishermen seeking sustenance in networks.

Igreja Matriz de São Tiago de Estombar

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Largo da Igreja
8400-049, Estômbar

Lagoa

This temple is from the 16th century and it underwent significant changes during the 18th century. The “rocaille” façade presents two towers and a manueline doorway. It possesses a precious ensemble of glazed tiles from the 18th century: the chest from the main chapel (Ascension), tympanum (Resurrection) and main chapel (São Tiago fighting the Moorish, Lepanto battle and Gospel scenes).

Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Rocha

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Ponta de Nossa Senhora da Rocha
8400-494, Lagoa

Lagoa

Building origins indented is situated in a narrow that penetrates the sea. This Chapel incorporates in its construction earlier Roman building stones\/existing medieval nearby. Inside there is a valuable image of the Virgin and child from the 16th century. This chapel was once surrounded by a fortress of Defense of the coast that was destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.