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Estrada do Funchal
Baroque chapel of longitudinal plan with nave and chancel, rectangular and with altars in Baroque and neoclassical painted carving.
Rua São Brás
Chapel of simple lines, preserving inside the pavement made with river pebbles in geometric panels, popular element, which has been disappearing from our heritage.
Largo Senhora da Agonia
Chapel of transition from Rococo to neoclassicism, which demonstrates the simplicity of lines. The Rococo style is particularly reflected in the main altarpiece.
Calçada da Escola
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.
Rua de São Bento (CM 1613)
4815-496, Caldas de 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.
Avenida Campo do Castelo
4910-432, Vila Praia de Âncora
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.
Rua Castro Sabroso (EN 585)
4805-583, Sande São Lourenço
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.
Rua da Ramada, 52
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.
Statue in honor of the region's emigrants, who left Portugal in large numbers in the decades of 60 and 70.
4960-026, Castro Laboreiro
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.