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Fonte do Largo Espírito Santo

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Largo do Espírito Santo
7100-508, Estremoz

Estremoz

White marble fountain, sealed with an iron railing. Has 4 bicas and irregular basis is circular, which causes the 2 steps that has at the base have different sizes

Portas de Santa Catarina

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Largo de Santa Catarina
7100-110, Estremoz

Estremoz

Pelourinho de Veiros

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Praça do Marquês da Praia e de Monforte
7100-688, Veiros

Estremoz

It has a square shaft topped by capital, ornate with Angel’s heads which sustain one incomplete sphere.

Palácio dos Fidalgos Silveira Menezes

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Rua Humberto Silveira Fernandes, 16
7150-129, Borba

Borba

Palace built by Councillor José Victorino Zuzarte Coelho da Silveira, with interior decoration highly sponsored by owner José Maria Silveira Menezes, in the second half of the 19th century. Here were the illustrious figures dinner as d. Fernando and d. Augusto, after a visit to the battlefield of Montes Claros. Here also lived the poet Humberto da Silveira Fernandes region. Today is a building of guardianship of the Holy House of mercy, rich interior, which includes furniture, tapestries, and decorative arts of 800.

Ermida de São Gregório

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Aldeia de São Gregório
7150-390, Rio de Moinhos

Borba

Hermitage of very simple facade, white and blue trim. Integrated in the village of St. Gregory, this construction already existed in the 16th century and thought to have been founded by a shoemaker who had left some houses that would yield to the chapel.

Capela de Santo António

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Rua de Montes Claros, 1
7150-133, Borba

Borba

Founded by the brotherhood of San Antonio, this Church had several farms, whose incomes were in favour of the artistic ornamentation. The Patron Saint can be seen in the sculpture erected in mud, in the pediment of the entrance. Has some marble altarpieces, designed by the architect José Francisco de Abreu and Angelic Velez.

Homenagem aos Trabalhadores da Pedreira

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Avenida Luís de Camões
7150-108, Borba (Matriz)

Borba

Borba is known for its marble extracting and transforming activity. It was to honor the quarry workers that António Pereira Anselmo, sculptor born in Borba, composed this monument, naturally, in white marble.

Rua da Aramenha

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Rua 13 de Janeiro - Rua da Aramenha
7150-145, Borba

Borba

Former Rua da Aramenha, where is built the Palacete dos Melos. Is the oldest streets of Borba.

Monumento ao Bombeiro Voluntário

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Avenida dos Bombeiros Voluntários de Borba
7150-101, Borba

Borba

Monument inaugurated in 2005, on Avenue of the firefighters themselves, which shows not only the commitment of the municipality of Borba to help this body, but also of the people, as a way to thank you for your courage, dedication and determination with which work in favor of all.

Castelo de Veiros

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Rua Nova
7100-708, Estremoz

Estremoz

The medieval fortification subsists, in primitive dimensions, flanked by round turrets and several medieval gates. During the war of the restoration in 1662, the Marquis of Caracena destroyed the donjon.

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