Castelo de Mértola
Castle of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with quadrangular towers. The keep is on the hillside more phantasmic Shap. Medieval doors only if conserves of mercy, on the Guadiana river. The ancient Citadel, as well as important sections of the wall that surrounded the population, are still preserved. Archaeological work carried out in the Citadel of the Castle uncovered a Moorish quarter of centuries XII\/XIII, and various Roman structures of the 4th century. The Arab ceramic pieces found are exposed in the core of the Museum of Mértola.
Largo da Igreja
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- Doesn´t accept
- Easy external parking
- Castles & Fortresses
- Visitable (no guide)
Monuments near Castelo de Mértola
Azenhas do Guadiana
Water mills took advantage of in the past, the current of the river Guadiana to transform the grain into flour. Today, the mills are leisure venues.
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Temple that stands out because of the absence of decorative elements.
Capela de Nossa Senhora das Neves
Chapel with dome cover. The main facade faces South and features simple monumental portal, with rectangular window.
Capela do Senhor do Calvário
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Centro Histórico de Mértola
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