Castelo e Muralhas de Monsanto

According to legend, the Foundation of this Castle began with a castro who allowed the companions of viriathus resisted a siege of seven years. Later, resisted the Castilian, Arab and French assaults. It is located in the middle of a vast mountains, a strategic lookout point. Dom Afonso Henriques granted him the foral in 1174 and gave it to the Knights Templar, who gave way to the Castle. The imposing medieval fortress only the Tower of Lucena and piao, of quadrangular shape.


Rua do Castelo, 32


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