Castelo de Lamego

This castle was built on an ancient Lusitanian castro that the Romans fortified. The primitive Castle include the Alcazaba with the keep, the vaulted cistern and two doors, the door of the Fires and the Puerta del Sol, which define the structure of the old village wall. The cistern is near a stretch of Hadrian's wall. During the 16th and 17th centuries the Tower served as a town hall. Featured, in the Puerta del Sol, for a century, window dated 1642.

Contacts


Rua do Castelo
5100-128,Lamego

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • True

    opening hours


    Summer

  • tuesday: 10:00-18:00
  • thursday: 10:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-18:00
  • friday: 10:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-18:00
  • sunday: 10:00-18:00

Monuments near Castelo de Lamego

Igreja de São Francisco de Assis


Typical building Franciscan, with a very simple exterior architecture. Within the framework of the high altar, dating from the 17th century, and the tiles and …

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Esperança


Renaissance Chapel of the late 16th century, with a porch built on columns. Was founded in 1586, successive amendments and additions that knowing you have tran…

Fonte de Lamego


Well known source for the statue which has at the top, representing a warrior.

Igreja de Santa Maria de Almacave


This church is composed by a nave with a high choir, narrower and lower main chapel, campanile, lateral chapels and several divisions. This is a temple with a …

Igreja do Mosteiro das Chagas / Igreja da Misericórdia de Lamego


Cloistered convent which comprises the Church choirs, sacristy, mirante, cloisters, refectory, kitchens, wheel, cells, the Chapter Room, and agricultural zone.…

Palacete dos Albergarias / Paço Episcopal


Dating from the 19th century, this building has worked the Court of appeal, the headquarters and the Upper elementary school. It was later restored and transfo…

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