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Monuments in Monchique

Fonte Santa

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EN267
8550, Alferce

Monchique

This is a popular place due to Monchique's spring water.

Antigo Bebedouro para Animais de Marmelete

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Rua Inácio Verríssimo Cabrita
8550, Marmelete

Monchique

Igreja Matriz de Monchique

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Rua da Igreja, 29
8550, Monchique

Monchique

Church built on a longitudinal plan, with a beautiful manueline portico and chancel altar-piece. The church houses a religious treasure composed of objects used during worship that once belonged to the Convent of Nossa Senhora do Desterro (17th century). It also houses a selection of valuable priestly garments.

Castro do Alferce

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EM1073
8550, Alferce

Monchique

It is thought that this castle was built by the Moors in the 10th or 11th century, working as a military support shelter to Silves castle. Today only some of the walls and the cistern remain, hidden among the surrounding vegetation and cork-trees.

Capela de Santa Teresa

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Rua de Caldas de Monchique
8550, Monchique

Monchique

Chapel built in 1940. Special mention goes to the tile panels, dating back to the 18th century, that describe the life of St Teresa.

Capela de Santo António

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Monte de Santo António
8550, Monchique

Monchique

Building dating from the late 18th century and that, according to tradition, it was built on the site where this Holy miracle worker appeared to a shepherd.

Fonte da Amoreira

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EN266
8550, Monchique

Monchique

Fountain in the Saboi road known for its cold, fresh water.

Convento de Nossa Senhora do Desterro

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Caminho do Convento
8550, Monchique

Monchique

According to legend this convent was built in order to fulfil a promise. Two seafarers found themselves in a perilous situation in the high seas and promised to build a chapel on the first spot of Portuguese land they sighted. The convent is full of traditions and has a centennial tree, a magnolia, which is classed as being of public interest.

Mulher com Cesto

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EN266
8550, Monchique

Monchique

A Nora

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Rua Dom Francisco Gomes do Avelar
8550, Monchique

Monchique

Ornamental fountain in Largo dos Chorões

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