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Monuments in Vila Viçosa

Palácio dos Sousa Câmara

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Praça da República, 35
7160-207, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Another work by the architect José Francisco de Abreu. José Bernardo de Sousa da Câmara was municipal councillor in 1752 and retired in 1798 from the rank of sergeant-major of cavalry, having died shortly after. The House was left to a niece-d. Rrr Xavier Caetano de Aragã. Is the largest manor houses of the village and retains its residential function, in great condition, outside and inside. The facade follows a sober style and symmetrical. Inside there is a chapel and several neoclassical murals.

Solar dos Mascarenhas

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Rua Florbela Espanca, 125
7160-283, Vila Viçosa

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Is located in the historic centre, a few metres from the Palazzo Ducale was built by noblemen of the Portuguese court. Today is a hotel of great quality and comfort, where is visible the concern which had in keeping the old lines, with traces of modernity.

Solar dos Peixinhos

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Vila Viçosa
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Former Manor House. Benefits from its location, isolated, rural. In 1930 was restored and the Hermitage of San Ildefonso recovered. In 1937 the building was entirely rebuilt. Inside there is a fountain, in white marble, ornate. The wall can be seen the original cross of Fishes, in white marble.

Terreiro do Paço

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Terreiro do Paço
7160-251, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

This terrace has about 16 thousand square meters and has great architectural richness. It is, among other monuments of interest, the Paço dos Duques de Bragança, the equestrian statue of King João IV, the door of the US and the door of the village.

Porta dos Nós

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Rua Duque Dom Jaime
7160, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

The construction of this port dates back to the early 16TH century and was built by d. Jaime, Duke which gives the name to this Avenue. Features two columns that seem attached to shoulder pads for a few thick ropes. The position of the three nodes, which give you the name, symbolizes the Ducal House in relation to the Royal household.

Porta da Vila de Vila Viçosa

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Rua Duque Dom Jaime
7160-251, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

On the north side of the village, the entrance was through this door. The inscription on the tombstone that at the top of the monument attests and glorifies the election of Nossa Senhora da Conceição as the patron saint of Portugal. Today it is one of the entrances to the fence of the Convent des Augustins, given the displacement of this door for traffic requirements.

Anta da Azenha dos Apóstolos

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Pardais
7160, Pardais

Vila Viçosa

Antigo Palácio dos Matos Azambuja

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Avenida Duques de Bragança
7160-209, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Old villa built in 1599, with rectangular plan, with two floors and two bodies and a central courtyard, the family estate Matos Azambuja. Belatedly came to be owned by family Hintze Ribeiro and, in October 2007, was sold. Inside you can see murals of d. Maria I, 19th century marmoreados and wallpaper from the late 18th century.

Casa Apalaçada no Centro da Vila

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Rua Florbela Espanca, 80
7160-283, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

Núcleo Urbano de Vila Viçosa

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Vila Viçosa
7160-253, Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa

After the reconquista, in the late 13th century, there was a military reorganization, from which this set of medieval cores with the respective walls is part. This village has two urban extensions, being the second in the 16th century, who brought an increase in construction. At this point, for example, the Ducal Palace was built. Fortunately, this expansion was cared for, having as starting point the Terreiro do Paço.

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