Porca de Murça

Shrouded in popular legends and its origin or purpose not known for certain, Porca de Murça (Murça´s Female Pig) is an unequivocal symbol of the town, even giving its name to well-known region's wines. It is a zoomorphic stone sculpture from protohistoric times and is thought to be a votive statue to sacred animals.


Largo 31 de Janeiro


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Monuments near Porca de Murça

Capela de São Sebastião

Baroque chapel of rectangular plant. Construction of simple lines with an emphasis on the portal of the facade pedimented of volutes interrupted, surmounted by…

Estátua de Aníbal Augusto Milhães

Bust of tribute to Anibal Augusto Milhães.

Fonte da Santa

Source of rectangular tank and backrest decorated with tiles.

Igreja Paroquial de Murça / Igreja de Santa Maria / Antiga Capela de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

Church with baroque architecture with nave and chancel, sacristy and attached bell tower. Inside, it has a false barrel-vaulted, stucco roof, high choir, pulpi…

Pelourinho de Murça

A contemporary of King Manuel I, who granted the town a new charter in 1512, and being one of the best preserved in Portugal, the Pillory is built on eight ste…

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