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Conjunto Fortificado de Caminha

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Calçada da Escola
4910-111, Caminha

Caminha

This set consists of curtains of walls and ramparts of the 18th century include the ramparts of the array and San Antonio, the wall of grace and the clock tower. The Tower, of rectangular plan, features a small terrace on which rests the Bell support. About the port that once defended the village, stands a statue of our Lady da Conceição.

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.

Forte de Âncora / Forte da Lagarteira

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Avenida Campo do Castelo
4910-432, Vila Praia de Âncora

Caminha

This 17th-century building was built in the reign of Dom Pedro II, to defend the coast from pirates attacks during the war of restoration. Strong door is surmounted by a stone with the Royal arms.

Citânia de Sabroso

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Rua Castro Sabroso (EN 585)
4805-583, Sande São Lourenço

Guimarães

Fortified settlement proto-history with a single line of walls. Inside the walls are about 35 round houses and traces of other three rectangular plant with the rounded corners. Does not show any traces of romanization, unlike neighboring Citânia de Briteiros.

Fábrica de Curtumes da Ramada

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Rua da Ramada, 52
4810-445, Guimarães

Guimarães

With roots in the middle ages, the tanning industry occupied, in other times, a specific zone, located at the gates of the city, called "Ribeira hides". Given the historical significance and heritage of this area and constituting an essential element of this region, was classified as a Building of public interest, in 1977. In this way, the route of Industrial heritage of Vale do Ave highlights the tanning of Ramada factory as a significant example in full operation.

Homenagem ao Emigrante

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Fiães
4960-150, Fiães

Melgaço

Statue in honor of the region's emigrants, who left Portugal in large numbers in the decades of 60 and 70.

Ponte de Assureira

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Assureira
4960-026, Castro Laboreiro

Melgaço

This bridge has an original structure once it unites two chronological distinct arches. One it’s from the Roman period with vast paving stones and padded devices and another one is Romanic covered with paving stones constituted by miniature stones.

Ponte Velha de Castro Laboreiro

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EN202
4960-035, Vila

Melgaço

Bridge constructed in granite masonry, without guards and with cobblestone pavement. Served the mills that stood in its proximity, on the left bank, taking advantage of the slope of the banks. Today are already in disuse.

Termas Romanas do Alto da Cividade

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Rua Doutor Rocha Peixoto
4700-033, Braga

Braga

These are also known as Roman Baths/Spa of alto da Cividade are located on the upper part in Cividade slope. They were discovered during the working excavations made during 1977. The building is placed in the 1st century and it is integrated on the urban renovation work of Flávia Braca Augusta.

Ruínas da Torre e Honra de Vasconcelos / Casa dos Mouros

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Rua de Santa Luzia
4720-093, Ferreiros

Amares

This ensemble is composed by a tower to which later it was built a residential attachment. The tower has a square plan. The ruin has, yet, the ground floor and a small part from the first floor. The original entrance door has a semicircular arch. The attachment has an ample door showing pointed arches in the two faces. It used to have two floors where it was possible to see the corbels.

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