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Convento de Santo António / Convento dos Frades Franciscanos Observantes

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Avenida Campo da Feira
6420-228, Trancoso

Trancoso

Convent comprising a church with Bell Tower located near the chancel, a vestry and located near the ruins of an annex building. It is a male former convent belonging to the order of St. Francis, founded in the 16th century. Inside, the triumphal arch and the side altars in arch framed.

Campo da Batalha de Trancoso

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Rua 29 de Maio
6420, Trancoso

Trancoso

This cultural landmark marks the spot where, in may 1384, the battle of Trancoso. This battle was fought between some of the region, who defended their lands of the Castilians.

Necrópole de Trancoso

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Avenida Dom Nuno Álvares Pereira
6420-109, Trancoso

Trancoso

This is a joint of seventeen anthropomorphic tombs engraved on the rocks and located to Trancoso walls north west part. They are engraved in rocks outcrops dating, probably from the mediaeval period.

Portas do Prado

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Rua Xavier da Cunha
6420-141, Trancoso

Trancoso

Integrated doors in the walls that surround the city, located in the northwestern part, with two sentry boxes on the sides. On the inside, there is a ladder that leads to the top of the walls, where you can enjoy a magnificent view over the city.

Solar da Torre do Terrenho e Capela de Nossa Senhora da Penha / Solar dos Brasis

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Torre do Terrenho
6420-642, Trancoso

Trancoso

This manor house has two floors with an irregular rectangular plan. It is composed by the main building, a tower with three floors and one attached chapel. It was constructed on the first half of the XVIII century, standing out on the inside the pulpit on Gospel’s side.

Solar dos Costas, Lopes e Tavares / Palácio Ducal

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Largo Doutor Eduardo Cabral
6420-053, Trancoso

Trancoso

Late-Baroque Manor House, probably built in the second half of the 18th century, with irregular L-shaped plant and with two floors. Presents various bodies adossados the facade and roof coverage of four waters. In the 20th century, worked as a school and as a post office and currently lies partially vacant.

Portas D'El Rei

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Largo das Portas D'El Rei
6420-120, Trancoso

Trancoso

The doors D'El Rei are the main entrance to the walled enclosure that surrounds the city, located in the southern part, between two embattled towers. On the outside, feature a bow down and, inside, an arch in warhead. Emphasis on the shield of the city, in stone.

Ruínas do Castelo de Moreira de Rei

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Moreira de Rei
6420-506, Trancoso

Trancoso

This Fortress construction is placed on the 18th century, even though some historians refer the existence of buildings previous to the Moorish conquest on the 10th century. It is said that Moreira do Rei owes it name to D. Sancho II who was here installed before leaving to the exile in Toledo. Placed at 800 metres high and surrounded by cliffs and rocks, only a few traces from this castle still exist today.

Castelo e Muralhas de Trancoso

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Avenida Engenheiro Frederico Ulrich
6420-071, Trancoso

Trancoso

It is unknown if the early history of this castle, dating from the Roman times, visigóticos and Islamists. Despite having suffered several destructions due to wars, the historic core maintains its monumentality, in particular due to its defensive curtains. The primitive Castle, the Citadel, a walled remain with five towers and donjon, the pyramidal frustum and the walls surrounding the village with several doors. Are the doors D'El Rei, docked between two turrets.

Centro Cultural de Campo e Museu da Lousa

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Travessa de São Domingos
4440-191, Campo

Valongo

The Centro Cultural de Campo (Campo Cultural Centre) has a reading area, several auditoriums and meeting rooms. It also houses the Slate Museum. One can view several slate objects, the miners work objects and photographs.

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