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Monuments in Peniche

Forte da Praia da Consolação

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Largo Nossa Senhora da Consolação
2525, Consolação

Peniche

Located next to praia da Consolação, was built in the mid 17TH century. The door is surmounted by the Royal Arms and the bridge over the moat is supported by two barrel-vaulted galleries.

Muralhas e Portas da Cidade de Peniche

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Avenida Monsenhor Manuel Bastos
2520, Peniche

Peniche

Peniche is surrounded partly by 16th century walls that surround the white houses divided by narrow streets. The ramparts defended the city from that time, in conjunction with the Fort of consolation and the Fort of São João Baptista das Berlengas. However, during the Peninsular War, proved weak, succumbing to the Napoleonic invasions of 1807.

Forte de São João Baptista / Forte da Berlenga

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Arquipélago das Berlengas
2520, Ilha da Berlenga

Peniche

Large stone wall rosea in the shape of a polyhedron. Has canhoteiras and bunkers that denote great simplicity and rigour. Barracks and other dependencies are organized in a set of several volumes.

Fortaleza de Peniche

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Campo da República, 609
2520-528, Peniche

Peniche

Given the bedrock of cloths of wall, the fortifications of the Citadel are irregular route. Inside the fortress are the chapel of Santa Barbara, baluarte round, large cistern, the bunkers and the whole parade grounds. The Citadel served as a political prison since the 18th century until the 20th century.

Ermida de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios / Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios

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Estrada dos Remédios, 120
2520, Peniche

Peniche

The chapel of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, located along the coast at the western end of the peninsula of Peniche, forms the basis of a sanctuary consecrated to worship mariano. It is unknown if the date of construction of this temple, assuming that will have been built at an earlier date to the 19th century. XVII. According to legend, the statue of our Lady was found in the 19th century. 12TH hidden in a small cave, situated at the place where today stands the Hermitage, having started, from that date, the cult of Senhora dos Remédios. The importance of this …

Forte da Luz

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Peniche
2520, Peniche

Peniche

Igreja de São Leonardo / Igreja Matriz de Atouguia da Baleia

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Largo São Leonard, 7
2525-029, Atouguia da Baleia

Peniche

This temple was constructed in the 14th century and it displays a primitive Gothic character, dimed by Manueline elements, such as the sacristy door, and Mannerist features like the lateral chapels and the total coverage in pattern glazed tiles. On the nave ceiling it is possible to observe some panels picturing scenes from the Old Testament.

Homenagem aos Homens do Mar

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Avenida do Mar
2520, Peniche

Peniche

Statue created to honor the Peniche natives who dedicated his life to the sea.

Busto de Luís de Camões

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Alameda dos Lusíadas
2520, Peniche

Peniche

Portrait representative of poet Luís de Camões, one of the biggest symbols of the Portuguese language and literature.

Homenagem à Rendilheira

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Rua 13 de Infantaria
2520, Peniche

Peniche

Tribute to rendilheiras of Peniche, town traditionally linked to bobbin lace lace, at least since the 17th century. Every year the municipality of Peniche celebrates the day of Rendilheira.

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