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Monuments in Vila Franca de Xira

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assunção / Igreja Paroquial de Vialonga

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Largo do Adro
2600, Vialonga

Vila Franca de Xira

This church has one only Nave covered with tiles from the XVIII century, which show scenes from the Holy Mother life. There are three lateral arches ornate with golden carves that embrace carved altarpieces and altars from the XVIII century.

Torre do Relógio de Sobralinho

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Rua Duque de Terceira
2615, Sobralinho

Vila Franca de Xira

Small white tower without any ornamentation that on its Summit is home to a watch

Monumento às Linhas de Torres

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Alhandra
2600, Alhandra

Vila Franca de Xira

Monument about 5 meters in height consisting of a column based on ornate base which boasts a figurative statue of your capital. This would be the place from where they began to erect the towers, complex Lines of fortifications built between 1810 and 1812 to defend the armies of Napoleon.

Conjunto de Fortalezas das Linhas de Torres (vestígios)

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Alhandra
2625, Forte da Casa

Vila Franca de Xira

Traces scattered over an area quite extensive documenting a set of defensive walls built by Portuguese and British troops during the Napoleonic invasions. Alongside the historic weight, is its location, in high areas, that they become attractive belvederes.

Pelourinho de Povos

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Rua José da Costa e Silva
2600, Povos

Vila Franca de Xira

This Manueline pillory has a three steps platform. It possesses a prismatic base from which the twisted shaft comes out divided in the middle by a double frame and decorated with vegan elements. The capital displays four prominent shields.

Pelourinho de Vila Franca de Xira

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Praça Afonso D'Albuquerque
2600, Vila Franca de Xira

Vila Franca de Xira

This Manueline pillory has a prismatic base settled in five steps. The shaft is flat and it is ornate with vegan symbols. The capital it is polygonal and it is finished by a small base in which lays a stone sphere.

Quinta do Bulhaco

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Caminho do Pereiro
2600, São João dos Montes

Vila Franca de Xira

This Estate with an ensemble of buildings linked to the agrarian work, besides the residential building dated from the 18the century, it is well conserved.

Marco da IV Légua

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Avenida dos Combatentes da Guerra
2600, Alverca do Ribatejo

Vila Franca de Xira

Built in 1788, by determination of Queen d. Maria i. was removed from their place of origin and is deposited in a garden in front of the old Municipal market of Alverca. The original monument just leaves the top of the landmark: a square base pyramid and concave sides topped by sphere with Sundial carved. This milestone is part of the other 12 that marked the first road between Lisbon and Santarém.

Marco do Morgado da Póvoa

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Rua da Républica
2625, Póvoa de Santa Iria

Vila Franca de Xira

Limestone block with entries linked to Morgado da Póvoa, of small dimensions, this landmark was built in the 18th century in charge

Chafariz do Caminho do Jogo

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Rua Luís Lourenço Ramalho
2615, Calhandriz

Vila Franca de Xira

Source that attests to the rurally patent in the history of the parish of Tallaght

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