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.

Contacts


Largo da Igreja
7750-338,Mértola

    Characteristics


  • 2.00€
  • Doesn´t accept
  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide)

Monuments near Castelo de Mértola

Mértola, Mértola

Azenhas do Rio 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.

Rua Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Mértola

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceição


Temple that stands out because of the absence of decorative elements.

Mértola, Mértola

Capela de Nossa Senhora das Neves


Chapel with dome cover. The main facade faces South and features simple monumental portal, with rectangular window.

Rua da Igreja, Mértola

Capela do Senhor do Calvário


Chapel of centralized plant with classical design. The chancel features round arch and altar have glass-enclosed dressing room, where are the pictures of Lord …

Mértola, Mértola

Centro Histórico de Mértola


This picturesque village with traditional houses and a built heritage relevant, configures him the status of "Village Museum". The intense archeological activi…

Rua da Igreja, Mértola

Cruzeiro de Mértola


Cruise with figure of the crucified and stylized strokes.

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