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Ponte Romana de Trajano

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Rua da Ponte
5400-501, Chaves

Chaves

This bridge was constructed in granite formed by eighteen arches even though these days we can only see twelve. On this bridge there are two commemorative columns from the Emperors Vespasiano and Trajano time.

Rua Direita

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Rua Direita
5400-517, Chaves

Chaves

Rua com lojas tradicionais, algumas centenárias, que se estende desde perto do Castelo de Chaves até ao Largo do Arrabalde, já nas proximidades da famosa Ponte Romana.

Museu da Região Flaviense

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Praça de Camões - Paço dos Duques de Bragança
5400-150, Chaves

Chaves

This museum offers its visitors a wide collection, from objects dating back to the 3rd century bC to the Roman days. A special note to the collections related to the Roman World, one of the most important and complete collections in this area.

Praça de Camões

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Praça de Camões
5400, Chaves

Chaves

A wide, pleasant square with the Mother Church, the statue of Dom Afonso - Count of Barcelos, the Town Hall and the Museum/Library. The Castle of Chaves is located just a few metres away.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Chaves

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Praça de Camões
5400-517, Chaves

Chaves

Igreja Matriz de Chaves / Igreja de Santa Maria Maior

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Rua da Ordem Terceira, 18
5400-425, Chaves

Chaves

This church is mediaeval, mannerist and late baroque with a longitudinal plan composed by three naves and five ranks. It was built during the middle age, probably in the 12th century above the wrecks from previous temples. From the mediaeval period it stills conserves the bell tower, the portico and some sculptures. On the interior it stands out the Chapel of the Holly attached to the main chapel.

Castelo de Chaves

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Praça de Camões, 14
5400-517, Chaves

Chaves

Built by Dom Dinis, this castle has had great importance in the Defense military of Northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the wars of the restoration, reinforced at the corners by quads composed bastions. Currently, kept the remains of military walls. The construction of the time of Dinis remains only the Tower of homage. The keep houses the Center for military history.

Museu da Região Flaviense - Núcleo da História Militar

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Torre de Menagem do Castelo de Chaves - Praça de Camões, 14
5400-309, Chaves

Chaves

This museum, located in the Castle of Chaves, exhibits several military artefacts, such as weapons, uniforms and military plans. It is possible to climb to the top of the castle where one will enjoy magnificent views of the city.

Praça da Ribeira

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Praça da Ribeira
4050, Porto

Porto

A must visit place, the Praça da Ribeira is the widest space in this historical area of the city. Decorated by the fountain of St. John and the controversial "Cube", the square is a place of very popular esplanades and bars.

Muralha Fernandina

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Entre a Avenida Vímara Peres e a Ponte Dom Luís
4000, Porto

Porto

The Porto city had, along its history, at least two lines of walls, one Romanic and the other Gothic. From the Gothic wall, built between 1336 and 1376, known as Muralha Fernandina there are few visible remains.

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