Moinho de Papel de Leiria / Moinho dos Caniços

Located on the banks of the River Lis, it was rehabilitated with the contribution of the architect Siza Vieira in 2009, and aims to preserve the memory of traditional arts and crafts, such as the milling of cereal (corn, wheat and rye), the manufacture of olive oil and the production of paper.


Rua Fábrica do Papel, 13


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    opening hours

  • monday: 09:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00
  • tuesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00
  • thursday: 09:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00
  • friday: 09:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00
  • saturday: 14:30-17:00

Monuments near Moinho de Papel de Leiria / Moinho dos Caniços

Edifício do Antigo Mercado de Leiria/ Mercado de Sant'Ana

Edifício projectado por Ernesto Korrodi, construído em 1929. Depois de sofrer obras de recuperação, funciona como centro cultural.

Edifício da Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque

Yellow building, with a V structure and the central zone more elevated, standing out.

Edifício da Rua Tenente Valadim

Building whose doors and windows have stone bevellings with floral motifs.

Edifício da Rua Trindade Coelho

Yellow building with an attic, glazed tiles edges.

Edifício do Banco Santander

Building with two chimneys characteristic of the south of Portugal. It has doors with edges and stone windows.

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