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Monuments in Vizela

Capela da Nossa Senhora da Tocha

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Rua de Nossa Senhora da Tocha, 96
4815-668, Vizela

Vizela

Pre-Romanesque monument, also known as the Castro, is very remote location and legendary and miraculous belief. It is perched on a hill, where there is a viewpoint with beautiful landscapes.

Santuário de São Bento das Peras

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Rua de São Bento - Apartado 288
4815-496, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

The shrine of St. Benedict of pears, located up the hill with the same name, the 410 m altitude, is place of pilgrimage of thousands of believers. The religious festival in honor of the patron saint of Vizela happens to July 11, with the completion of the procession and celebration of mass pitched. Is a pleasant living space. Some people still browse to the location to simply enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of the Valley of the river Vizela.

Bica Quente

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Praça da República, 50
4815-475, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

Legend has it that whoever put the finger in this font will be forever "prisoner" of Vizela. In the basement of the town are born the sulphurous waters that spring from this small fountain.

Igreja Matriz de São João

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Travessa da Cascalheira
4815-552, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

Inside this temple there are beautiful carved altarpieces evoking an intervention from the Joanine period. Posterior restoration added the sacrarium medallions, the lateral altars and the niches wrapping.

Paço de Gominhães

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Lugar do Paço
4815-438, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

Solar dated 1280, object of renovations and transformations over the centuries, referenced in carry reigns of d. João I, King John III and d. Alfonso VI. Composed of two bodies with ground floor and piano nobile, has an access gate with a stone of arms at the top. The Chapel is located away from the building being visible, in verga, an inscription that said to have been built by Pedro Vaz c. de Sousa.

Cista de São Bento

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Rua de São Bento (CM 1613)
4815-496, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

Roman CIST of Vizela, situated in the parish of St. Michael, more precisely in the sanctuary of St. Benedict. During the Bronze age to the iron age saw the ceremonial cremation of the bodies. The ashes that remained stored in urns, which were placed in presenters alongside smaller pots with offerings to the dead.

Quinta da Porta

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Rua da Trancosa (EM 512)
4815-629, Tagilde

Vizela

Obelisco evocativo da Aliança Portugal - Inglaterra

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Largo Abade Tagilde
4815-597, Tagilde

Vizela

Evocative monument of the Treaty of Tagilde, signed between the Portuguese King d. Fernando and the Duke of Lancaster, on July 10, 1372. This is the world's oldest military alliance that lingers in the world.

Casa de Sá

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Rua de Sá (EN 207-1)
4620-569, Santa Eulália

Vizela

Villa type House, eclectic style, with rectangular plan and chapel inside. Currently, in addition to a private house, is a center of agricultural production. This House has been linked to the most significant moments in the history of Portugal and for her past personalities of great prestige, as Camilo Castelo Branco, José Régio or Bishop Trinity Willow.

Ponte Romana sobre o Rio Vizela

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Rua Dona Ana de Sá
4815-398, Caldas de Vizela

Vizela

This Roman Bridge was built in granite with three round arches and two breakwaters. The pathway is curve and the guards and the parapet are in polished stone. This bridge is part of the Roman military via Amarante – Braga.

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