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Monuments in Mértola
Ermida de Santana
São Miguel do Pinheiro
7750-620, Montes Santana
Chapel of Baroque style, with tiles and stuccoes dating from the Rococo period. Presents, in the late Baroque altarpiece, already making the transition to the Rococo.
Ermida de Santa Teresinha
Santana de Cambas
7750-413, Santana de Cambas
Small and simple Chapel, with popular architecture typical of the region. Features cross painted mortar and belfry.
Ermida de São Barão
Temple inserted into place where they were born many local legends and is now a place of pilgrimage. It features decorative elements.
Ermida de Nossa Senhora do Amparo
Baroque chapel, very typical in these temples, in the Alentejo, during the 18th century period.
Capela do Senhor do Calvário
Rua da Igreja
Chapel of centralized plant with classical design. The chancel features round arch and altar have glass-enclosed dressing room, where are the pictures of Lord Crucified, Lord of the column and Ecce Homo.
Castelo de Mértola
Largo da Igreja
Castle of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with quadrangular towers. The keep is on the hillside more phantasmic Shap. Medieval doors only if conserves of mercy, on the Guadiana river. The ancient Citadel, as well as important sections of the wall that surrounded the population, are still preserved. Archaeological work carried out in the Citadel of the Castle uncovered a Moorish quarter of centuries XII\/XIII, and various Roman structures of the 4th century. The Arab ceramic pieces found are exposed in the core of the Museum of Mértola.
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Rua Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Temple that stands out because of the absence of decorative elements.
Capela de Nossa Senhora das Neves
Chapel with dome cover. The main facade faces South and features simple monumental portal, with rectangular window.
Alcáçova do Castelo de Mértola
In the northern slope of the Castle, the possible forum of the Roman city creates an artificial platform, support the imposing monumental Myrtilis City set. All this platform, flush with the wall, relied on a solid underground Gallery with about 30 feet long and 6 feet tall. In late Antiquity, 5th and 6th centuries, religious buildings were erected luxury here; among them, a possible Episcopal Palace and a baptistery, of which there are significant fragments of a beautiful set of multi-colored mosaics. In the Islamic era, during the 12th and 13th centuries, this whole area is occupied by a residential …
Passos da Via Sacra de Mértola
Rua Professor Baptista da Graça
Set of three steps that make the Via Sacra.