Cisterna da Vila
This medieval cistern of wealthy proportions dating from the 14th century and is by the door of the hole. Function was to collect and store rainwater and was the main reservoir that supplied the population. In 1950 went on to serve only for domestic watering, given the implementation of the public water supply system, but continues to be a significant architectural testimony of rainwater.
Travessa da Cisterna
7200-175,Reguengos de Monsaraz
- Difficult external parking
- Fountains, Springs & Aqueducts
Monuments near Cisterna da Vila
Capela de São José
This religious building was founded in 1708 by Domingos Lourenço Perdigão. It was here that the prisoners out of jail in the area came to fulfill the divine of…
Casa da Inquisição / Centro Interactivo da História Judaica
It is said that this was the House where they were horribly tortured prisoners by the inquisitors, although there is no documentary evidence. Contends that thi…
Casa do Juíz de Fora / Casa da Universidade
Initially was Manor housing. In the 20th century, in 1970, is donated to the Graduate Institute of Évora and served as a place of support for researchers the U…
Centro Histórico da Vila de Monsaraz
The citadel features trapezoidal plant and is flanked by four square towers. About medieval was surrounded in the seventeenth century, fortifications, involvin…
Ermida de Santa Catarina de Monsaraz
Duocentista temple with architectural and symbolic traces of the order of the temple. This National Monument, situated outside the walls of Monsaraz, may have …
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