Arco da Vila
In the heart of the town, in Largo da Sé, this arch is one of the most important architectural complexes in the Algarve. This monumental portal is a 19th century reconstruction. Inside there is an Arab portico, unique in the Algarve region. In the niche above the Arch there is an image, in white marble, of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
- Difficult external parking
- Walls & City doors
Monuments near Arco da Vila
Arco da Porta Nova
An archway belomging to the walls of the late-romanic period, dating back to the 16th century.
Arco do Repouso e Muralhas de Faro
Gateway to the medieval walls built by the Muslim prince Ben Bekr as a defense against Christian invasion. It is formed by two towers with two side entrances. …
Busto ao Doutor Amadeu Ferreira D'Almeida
Small bust located in the center of the Square Garden Alexandre Herculano, which provides a simple tribute to Dr. Amadeu Ferreira D'almeida.
Busto de Doutor Silva Nobre
Located in the town's centre, this bust is a homage to doutor Silva Nobre.
Busto de João de Deus
Located in the Manuel Bívar garde, this modest bust is a homage to João de Deus, a poet born in the Algarve.