Castro da Mina

Fortified settlement already, located on the left bank of the Açoreira River, amounting to a maximum altitude of 736 metres. Has two imposing concentric walls, complementing the defense with a pit carved into the rock and with a turret. On the East side, there is still one of the entries in the second line of wall, with approximately 2.70 metres wide. The walls are built in appliance pseudoisódomo, observing in some sections both sides.
Inside the enclosure, to the surface, ceramic fragments were found Castro home.
Due to the absence of datable material of time later, it is believed that this settlement was abandoned during the iron age.
According to the popular, in the castro is there a mine which leads to the river.


Vilar de Perdizes
5470-461,Vilar de Perdizes


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Monuments near Castro da Mina

Fonte de Nossa Senhora da Saúde

Source inserted in an architectural ensemble with one spout.

Ara Romana a Júpiter

Roman altar found in October 1969, when opening the road 508, along the road that connects to the Altar of Penascrita. It is carved in a block of granite, part…

Ara Romana a Larouco

Roman altar found in October 1969, when opening the road 508, in the axis of via. Dedicated to God Larouco, is in almost every way identical to ara dedicated t…

Calçada de Santa Marinha/ Penedo do Podão

Rail stretch of empedrado, which integrated the ancient Camino de Santa Marinha. The section is about 250 meters long by three meters wide average and is parti…

Capela de Nossa Senhora das Neves

16TH century chapel situated in the village of Vilar de Perdizes. This building features decorative features of great prominence, framing a common architecture…

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