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Monuments in Vila Real
5000, Vila Real
A stone bridge that is part of the National Road 2.
Avenida Carvalho de Araújo
5000-657, Vila Real
With gothic characteristics, this temple has three naves divided on the façade by two counterforts. The portic is ogival with multiple archivolts, sided by two niches with sculptures. The high altar is baroque.
Largo Morgados de Mateus
5000-291, Vila Real
Located three kilometres away from the town's centre, it is part of a large property. Built in the middle of the 18th century by the architect Nicolau Nazoni, according to some authors, especially because of the baroque exuberance of the main façade. It is one of the few noble palaces that has remained with their original family owners to our days. A part of the house is open to pubic visits and has guided tours, a true house museum. During the visit, one views the noble salon, the library (with a book that is the first edition of The Lusíadas, …
Roman rock sanctuary with four rocks which are dug tanks or sinks, as well as six stone inscriptions that allude to the cult rendered to various Indian, Oriental and Roman deities. Is classified as a national monument.
Avenida Carvalho de Araújo, 17-19
5000-657, Vila Real
According to tradition, this was the birthplace of the sea discovrer Diogo Cão, probably of the 15th century. It is a building with two floors and an exterior stairway under an arch.
Avenida 5 de Outubro
5000-553, Vila Real
A locomotive that represents the 75th anniversary of the train's arrival to the city of Vila Real.
Rua de Santa Iria
5000-446, Vila Real
A stone image that pictures Saint Iria.
Rua de Santo António
5000-607, Vila Real
Built at the end of the 18th century, the temple was modified in the following century. The façade is revested by white and blue tiles and finished by the coat of arms of the Ordem Terceira, to which it belongs. The churchyard is large and with gardens.
Rua Gaspar Sameiro - Lugar de Abambres
5000-228, Vila Real
Thos manor that went through several transformations has a U plan. The front, very simple, has nine windows in the upper floor and nine more in the lower floor. The chapel, with a stone coat of arms on a shield is connected to it.