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 special note to a manuelin window from where Dom Sebastião may have seen the mass that preceded his trip to the battle of Alcácer Quibir.


Jardim da Constituição


  • Difficult external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • True

Monuments near Castelo dos Governadores

Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos

Rua Miguel Bombarda, Lagos

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 …

Praça Infante Dom Henrique, Lagos

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…

Rua da Porta da Vila, Lagos

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 strongho…

Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos

Brasão de Lagos

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

Praça Infante Dom Henrique, Lagos

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…

Are you going to Lagos?

See the suggestions of places to visit we have for you!

Best Of  in Lagos

What do do near Castelo dos Governadores