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Rua da Ponte
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 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.
Praça de Camões - Paço dos Duques de Bragança
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
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.
Rua da Ordem Terceira, 18
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.
Praça de Camões, 14
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.
Torre de Menagem do Castelo de Chaves - Praça de Camões, 14
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
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.
Entre a Avenida Vímara Peres e a Ponte Dom Luís
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.