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Igreja Matriz de Santiago do Cacém/ Tesouro da Colegiada de Santiago

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Rua do Castelo
7540, Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém

In this church, a special note to the lateral portico, to the dome that covers the high choir and to a stone 14th century gothic carving that represents Santiago fighting the moors. As the centuries passed, the building went through changes, thus showing vestiges of several epochs. The central and lateral naves, the Sun Door with a broken archivolt, the carvings by the choir and the tomb of Álvaro Mendes Brito are gothic examples. The manuelin style can also be seen on the nave. It has also baroque features. And then there are still the altars and the pulpit in …

Moinho de Vento na EM 1110

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EM 1110
7540, Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém

The parish of Santiago do Cacém has many important mills. These are where bread was made in the old days.

Moinho da Casa Velha

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EM 1110
7540, Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém

The parish of Santiago do Cacém has many imortant mills. These are where bread was mad in the old days.

Moinho da Quintinha/ Cumeada

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Estrada das Cumeadas (EM 550)
7540, Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém

A masonry mill with a conical tower. It has been functioning since 1982. Everitime the weather permits it, the tourists may watch the traditional procedures of grinding the cereals. The Quintinha Mill is the only current school about mills in Portugal.

Ruínas Romanas de Miróbriga

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Estrada das Cumeadas - EM 550
7540-236, Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém

A fortified village of the late Bronze Age and Iron Age on which the romans later built a town. One can view temples, a commercial area, thermae, sidewalks and a horse racing track, among other vestiges. A special not to the roman circus that could welcome 25 thousand people. It is classed as a Public Interest Construction.

Igreja Matriz de São Francisco da Serra

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Praça José Pedro Guerreiro Malhadais
7540, São Francisco da Serra

Santiago do Cacém

A church with one sole nave and frescoes of the 16th and 17th centuries that show angels with incense, dressed in the 1500s fashion, and also a group of images related to the life of Jesus.

Igreja Matriz de São Bartolomeu da Serra

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Beco 1º de Maio
7540, São Bartolomeu da Serra

Santiago do Cacém

The oldest temple feature is the primitive image of its patron saint - Saint Bartholomew - in calcareous rock (14th century), currently in the parish residence of Santiago do Cacém.

Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora Abela

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Rua Padre Hermano de Almeida Lima
7540, Abela

Santiago do Cacém

A church inspired by the French models, which can be seen in the fact that beeltower is on the façade, forming a façade-tower, and in the arch with round archivolts that stand on very fine columns.

Igreja Matriz de Alvalade

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Largo 25 de Abril
7540, Alvalade

Santiago do Cacém

On the outside, a special note to the belltower, the window of the high choir, the manuelin portico and the old coat of arms of the parish. Inside, one should note the manuelin arch-crucifix, the dome shaped high altar and the 18th century golden carving retable.

Igreja de São Domingos

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Rua 5 de Outrobro
7540, São Domingos

Santiago do Cacém

A manuelin rural temple that still has features influenced by the gothic style, such as the main gate and the window on the high choir. Inside, a special note to numerous pictures of the 17th and 18th centuries, the manuelin font, the lateral altars of the 1700s, the rococo wodden carvings on the pulpit and the interesting retable on the high altar.

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