Fortaleza de Buarcos

Fortress bulwarked from the 17th century that had the objective of protecting the village and the port. Together with the Fortim de Palheiros and the Fort of Santa Catarina in Figueira da Foz, it integrated the defensive system of this stretch of coast, particularly the old seaport of the village.


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Monuments near Fortaleza de Buarcos

Homenagem a Jorge Bracourt

Statue representing a theatre mask, in honor of the "son of Earth" Jorge Bracourt.

A Peixeira de Buarcos

Statue depicting a dagger, or in transporting varina of fish through the streets. An allusion to the maritime activity in the area.

Castelo de Redondos

Also referred to as Castle of Buarcos, represents what remains of an ancient medieval castle. Given its deployment on the ground, should be in its origin the e…

Igreja da Misericórdia de Buarcos

Church of Mercy of longitudinal plan with nave. Built in the 16 century, its structure and decoration is essentially 17 century in Mannerist style.

Igreja Matriz de São Pedro de Buarcos

This church has a singular structure and it was built on the end of the 16th century. It presents a valuable material composed by the tribune, the pulpit, the …

O Pescador

Tribute sculpture to the fisherman, in which the latter throws the net overboard.

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