Baluarte de Santa Maria / Baluarte da Porta da Vila

This is the first of seven still existing strongholds that were part of the so-called Nova Cerca (or Segunda Cerca) of town's walls. It is a poligonal stronghold with three canon places and a ramp, dating back to the 16th century.

Contacts


Rua da Porta da Vila
8600,Lagos

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Walls & City doors
  • True

Monuments near Baluarte de Santa Maria / Baluarte da Porta da Vila

Arco / Porta de São Gonçalo


A gate sided by two barbicans. It is one of the city's gates, built between the reigns of Dom Manuel I and Dom Filipe I. It was built together with walls, for …

Armazém Regimental


A regimental warehouse dating back to the 17th century, with a mannerist and baroque architecture. A perfect testimony of useful military architecture, destine…

Brasão de Lagos


A limestone work that represents the city of Lagos's coat of arms, made of a wall and two towers.

Casa da Dízima / Edifício da Portagem / Quartel dos Remadores da Alfândega / Vedoria


A two floors building dating back to the 17th century. On the ground floor, a special note to three door spans with a masonry panel and, on the first floor, th…

Castelo dos Governadores


Little remains of this castle's initial construction (dating back to the 14th century), since it underwent several changes with the passing of the time. A spec…

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