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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.

Sé Catedral de Bragança

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Avenida Engenheiro Adelino Amaro da Costa, 9
5300-146, Bragança

Bragança

The Cathedral of Braganza was designed by architect pink and Vassal inaugurated in 2001, being the first Cathedral built in the 21st century. This is an area of 10 thousand square meters, with distribution of seats in theatre style and pentagonal drawing of the surroundings, what distinguishes the contemporary architecture of the monument. Consecrated to our Lady Queen, all of it reflects the region where it operates, since building materials, vegetation of the gardens and even the orientation of doors. Inside, the shrine has the geographical shape of the district and traces of expression of Christ designed ceramic Panel of …

Castelo de Bragança

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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.

Mosteiro de São João D'Arga

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Arga de Baixo
4910-035, Arga de Baixo

Caminha

Situated in the Serra De Arga, presents this monastery dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Currently the only Chapel opens to hikers on feast days.

Avenida da Boavista

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Avenida da Boavista
4050, Porto

Porto

Com cerca de 5,5 quilómetros de extensão, esta avenida começa na Rua da Boavista e termina na Praça Gonçalves Zarco, zona também conhecida como Castelo do Queijo, já junto ao mar. Ao longo do percurso são inúmeros os pontos de interesse, desde a Casa da Música, o Parque da Cidade e Serralves, até diversos restaurantes e cafés típicos.

Santuário do Bom Jesus do Monte

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Monte do Bom Jesus
4715-056, Bom Jesus

Braga

This church was constructed under the orders of archbishop Dom Gaspar of Bragança in 1784 and it was ready in 1811. It is one of the first neoclassic buildings in Portugal and it was drawn by the architect Carlos Amarante.

Necrópole Medieval de São Julião

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Rua da Igreja
3530-164, Mangualde

Mangualde

These are three tombs excavated in stone and surrounded by a granite wall.

Campas Monoliticas de Póvoa de Cervães

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Lugar de Póvoa de Cervães
3530-320, Póvoa de Cervães

Mangualde

Set of graves, dating from the 11th century, excavated in the rock and in good condition.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Mangualde/ Casa do Despacho

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Rua Doutora Felismina Alcântara
3530-203, Mangualde

Mangualde

Its construction is among the years of 1721 and 1724, in a design by the architect Gaspar Ferreira. It consists of nave and ousia, sacristy and the dispatch room. The stuffing that has received inward turned in a fine specimen of Baroque art of the Johannine period. Highlight for azulejares panels of Christian symbolism, referring to scenes from the New Testament, for the scenes from the life of Mary and Jesus depicted on the ceiling of the ousia, to the mouse Factory tiles of the sacristy and the details of the main altarpiece.

Casa da Cerca

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Rua da Cerca
2800-050, Almada

Almada

Located on the top of a cliff, the Palace of Cerca has priviliged views of the Tejo river. It is part of a set named "Cerca Farm", the most characteristic example of the civilian architecture of the 1700s in the city of Almada. It is mostly baroque with some romanesque influences.

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