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Museu do Holocausto do Porto

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Rua do Campo Alegre, 790
4150-003, Porto

Porto

O Museu do Holocausto do Porto foi criado pela Comunidade Judaica do Porto e pretende traçar um retrato da vida judaica antes, durante e após o Holocausto. Os visitantes terão oportunidade de observar uma reprodução dos dormitórios de um campo de extermínio, uma sala de nomes de vítimas do nazismo, um memorial da chama, fotografias e ecrãs exibindo filmes reais. Entre os objetos que integram a exposição permanente, destaque para dois Sifrei Torá (rolos/livros da Torá) e a repodução da entrada do campo de concentração de Auschwitz, com a frase "Arbeit Macht Frei" (o trabalho liberta).

Ermida de Santa Rita / Ermida do Bom Jesus do Calvário

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Cós
2460-396, Cós

Alcobaça

17th century chapel of 17th century architecture. Has ship only with coverage in barrel vault.

Museu Monográfico do Bárrio

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Largo João Soares Bárrio
2460-302, Bárrio

Alcobaça

The Roman villa of Parreitas is a perfect testimony of the Roman occupation of Bárrio which took place between the centuries I and IV, already humanized from the Chalcolithic site, with an architecture adapted to the Mediterranean climate of the region and prepared around a central courtyard. Based on what was found there, the permanent exhibition "the Romans in Alcobaça" Monographic Museum of Bárrio aims to disclose the origins of its people, showing a set of materials that reflect the daily life of the population at the time, in terms of agriculture and animal husbandry, domestic activities, fishing, pottery, weaving …

Pelourinho de Castelo Mendo

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Castelo Mendo
6355, Vilar Formoso

Almeida

This is a granite pillory with an octagonal shaft, topped by a closed orb.

Museu Raúl da Bernarda

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Rua Frei Fortunato
2461-601, Alcobaça

Alcobaça

Open to the public since 2000, this museum shows the history of the oldest tapestries factory in Alcobaça. It exhibits several different artistic styles, totalling more than one hundred pieces from 1900 to 1970. By the museum there is a shop where one may acquire some current products of this factory.

Judiaria de Castelo de Vide

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Rua da Judiaria
7320-190, Castelo de Vide

Castelo de Vide

Lies in the medieval village of Castelo de Vide, near the Castle, the former Jewish quarter location, according to assert the 14th and 15th century documents. The neighborhood was crossed by one of the main axes of communication of the Castle and its breakdown was found from the reign of Dom Manuel I, after the decree imposing Catholic obedience to the Jews, to be forced to abandon the village, if you were converting into new Christians. In some jambs doors it is possible to view Hebrew symbols.

Antiga Judiaria da Guarda

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Rua do Amparo, 3
6300-035, Guarda

Guarda

Junto à Porta d'El-Rei existiria, em tempos, o Bairro Judeu. A comunidade judaica tem a sua presença documentada desde o início do século XIII, mas vários indícios apontam para a existência do Bairro antes dessa data. Desta forma, é considerada uma das comunidades judaicas mais antigas do país.

Castelo de Bragança

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Rua Dom João V, 62 - Cidadela
5300-046, Bragança

Bragança

One of the most imposing fortresses of the 13th century, with an oval plan, cylindric towers in the angles and a square donjon in the centre. The donjon, gothic, is about 33 metres tall and in it the battlements and the ogival windows stand out. On the north side of the walls there is the "Princesse's Tower", thus named because, according to an ancient legend, there lived as a prisoner a young moorish girl loved by a Christian.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Dores

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Largo das Dores
4490-421, Póvoa de Varzim

Póvoa de Varzim

This church is dated from the 18th century and it possesses a pentagonal plan and a portico topped by a big window that is inserted in the baroque period. On the inside it displays images from Maria six pains and a seventh figure is placed close to the altar.

Capela de São Mateus

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Rua de Santo António
2440, Alcanadas

Batalha

Chapel of nave and chancel built in 1517 and enlarged between 1887 and 1948. In 1990 it was built inside the courtyard of the chapel the Church of Nossa Senhora do Ó.

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