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Palácio e Quinta do Correio-Mor

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EN8
2670, Loures

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This Palace name comes from the fact that it used to belong to Luís Gomes Mata, High- Courier during Felipe II Kingdom. It was built on the 18th century and it probably has outlined by the Italian António Canevari, one of the architects from Mafra Convent. It is preceded by a blazoned door giving access to the yard. On the inside it stands out the glazed tiles and the stucco ceilings with José da Costa Negreiros paintings. To point out, on the gardens, the waterfalls and the glazed tiles with mythological scenes.

Cruzeiro de Loures

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Largo da Igreja
2670-400, Loures

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Cruise consists of a platform with three steps and octagonal base with frames. The forend is also octagonal, being crowned by a capital decorated with vegetal motifs. The punch line is made by a florid cross.

Palácio da Mitra

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Largo Félix da Silva Avelar Brotero
2660-119, Loures

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This is a fifteen hundreds palace presenting interesting decorative glazed tiles on its rooms, with paintings from the four seasons, rural episodes and on the kitchen, with scenes about cooking. The church was totally rebuilt on the 16th century and in 1730. The statues decorating the Palace interior rooms are from this period, as well as the monumental fountain in baroque style.

Igreja de Santa Maria / Igreja Matriz de Loures

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Rua Fria, 1
2670-400, Loures

Loures

This church has three naves divided by arches supported by Tuscan columns with decorative paintings from the 17th century. The barrel ceiling from the central nave has one painting with a Saint, from the same century. The vaulted main chapel possesses a seventeen hundreds altarpiece with twisted columns and a sacrarium with niches in the shape of a shell and nude atlas.

Monumento Megalítico de Casaínhos

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Fanhões
2670, Loures

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Large tapir, consists of a polygonal Chamber and a corridor with lateral niche. Currently, there are two props in a vertical position. The collection is at the Museum of the geological survey of the territories. This property is dated to 3000 BC and 4000

Castelo de Pirescoxe

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Praça Viscondes Castelo Branco
2690-414, São João da Talha

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Built in 1442, the Castle belonged to the Castelo Branco family until the 18TH century. It was restored in 2001, currently some events. The unique construction, there are still embattled towers of ancient medieval fortified House.

Igreja de Santiago

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Praça 1º de Maio
2685-534, Sacavém

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This building has one only nave covered with tiles from the XVII century and rectangular main chapel which displays ashlars in tile topped by two painted panels from the XVII century with carving frames. In both sides there are the square towers with the bells. It should be pointed out that the classification includes the entire cover in tiles, carving and painted panels.

Chafariz do Largo Manuel Cardodo Lemos Duarte

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Largo Manuel Cardodo Lemos Duarte
2670-506, Loures

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Large fountain, consisting of a set of small arches.

Janela Antiga da Rua Martinho Ferreira

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Rua Martinho Ferreira
2660-187, Loures

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Busto de Doutor Henrique Barbas de Albuquerque

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Largo do Espírito Santo
2670-655, Loures

Loures

Bronze bust that honors, representing figuratively the Doctor Henry beard of Albuquerque. The bust is accompanied by a commemorative plaque.

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