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Forno do Povo de Cerdedo

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Rua Central do Barreiro
5460-350, Cerdedo

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The people of oven Cerdedo is a vernacular rural construction in granite, two waters, coverage in tile. Inside the building, to the right of the front door you will find the tendal, massive granite structure and, at the fundeira, you will find the oven where the local population continues to bake traditional bread. This equipment was, in ancient times, an important role in village sociality, the so-called "coffee of the people", was where they gathered during the evenings, was also the hostel of the poor, beggars and pilgrims, passing through the village, which then stayed overnight.

Minas de Aljustrel

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Aljustrel
7600-116, Aljustrel

Aljustrel

Situated in the Iberian pyrite belt track Alentejo, composed initially of two mines St. John and dens. Is attested in this mining site since there are 2000 years, albeit with periods of interregnum. To learn more about the mines of Aljustrel will visit the four cores of the Museum, whose goal is to show the evolution of human occupation in the municipality putting emphasis on mining. Find them in the parish of Ervidel, where you can visit the Rural Core, and in Aljustrel, where the Windmill, the Dens compressors and the archaeological museum. For more detailed information about this and …

Forno do Povo de Quintas

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Rua Central
5460-120, Quintas

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Building floor plan, granite construction with four water coverage in ceramic tile. Inside the building, to the left of the entrance gate, you will find the tendal and in part fundeira, the oven where the local population continues to bake traditional bread. This equipment was, in ancient times, an important role in village sociality, the so-called "coffee of the people", was where they gathered during the evenings, was also the hostel of the poor, beggars and pilgrims, passing through the village, which then stayed overnight.

Forno do Povo de Fiães do Tâmega

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Avenida Principal
5460-431, Fiães do Tâmega

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The oven of the people of Fiães Tâmega is a vernacular rural construction in granite, two waters, coverage in tile. Inside the building, to the right of the front door you will find the tendal, massive granite structure and on the fundeira you will find the oven, where the local population continues to bake traditional bread. This equipment was, in ancient times, an important role in village sociality, the so-called "coffee of the people", was where they gathered during the evenings, was also the hostel of the poor, beggars and pilgrims, passing through the village, which then stayed overnight.

Forno do Povo de Coimbró

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Rua do Forno
5460-350, Coimbró

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The people of Coimbró oven is a vernacular rural construction in granite, two waters, coverage in tile. Inside the building are two ovens, differentiated dimensions, where the local population continues to bake traditional bread. This equipment was, in ancient times, an important role in village sociality, the so-called "coffee of the people", was where they gathered during the evenings, was also the hostel of the poor, beggars and pilgrims, passing through the village, which then stayed overnight.

Forno do Povo do Antigo

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Rua de Santo António
5460-400, Antigo

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The people of the old oven is a vernacular rural construction in granite with coverage of two waters, in tile. Inside the building, you will find the tendal and two ovens, the oldest of larger dimensions and a newer, smaller, where the local population continues to bake traditional bread. This equipment was, in ancient times, an important role in village sociality, the so-called "coffee of the people", was where they gathered during the evenings, was also the hostel of the poor, beggars and pilgrims, passing through the village, which then stayed overnight.

Edifício da Biblioteca Municipal de Ferreira do Alentejo

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Rua Conselheiro Júlio de Vilhena, 6
7900-599, Ferreira do Alentejo

Ferreira do Alentejo

House following the traditional housing in the region: the ground floor destined to support agricultural activity and the upper floor intended for housing. Emphasis on the harmony of the composition of the frames of the spans.

Edifício da Câmara Municipal

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Praça do Município
7780-217, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

The current building of the town hall was built between 1898 and 1913, just getting completely finished, however, in 1942. Presents, in the largo area, an evocative monument of the battle of Ourique.

Edifício da Conservatório Regional do Baixo Alentejo

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Praça da República
7801-904, Beja

Beja

Building from the XVII century, that still keeps its façade. It suffered changes during the XX century and was adapted to become the Conservatory.

Edifício da Empresa Irmãos e Prazeres

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Rua Doutor António Francisco Colaço, 1-3
7780-186, Castro Verde

Castro Verde

Factory opened in 1884 by brothers Antonio and Manuel Guerreiro Pleasures, with a small production of raw flour. Later, the company grew and began to manufacture fine bran flours too and Pollard. In 1963, the grinding was transferred to a new building, getting this to work as bakers, feed mill and headquarters administrative services. Em1985 was acquired by a larger company, having been closed permanently in 1991.

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