Ancient belt of walls built for military purposes. Completed in the 14th century, it comprised a borough of orthogonal urbanism with a "flat street" and respective lanes, which corresponds to the primitive nucleus of the city of Lagos, known as Viladentro.
Rua Miguel Bombarda
- Difficult external parking
- Walls & City doors
Monuments near Cerca Velha
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 …
A regimental warehouse dating back to the 17th century, with a mannerist and baroque architecture. A perfect testimony of useful military architecture, destine…
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…
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…