Castelo de Vilar Maior

The early occupation of this site dates back possibly to pre-Roman times, Roman or Muslim, after being rebuilt in 1139. Features a stroke irregular oval, with a square keep, having three records, arrow slits straight and arched door broken. In the 20th century, the building of the old community oven suffered restoration, for here set up a tour desk and a craft shop.


Largo da Misericórdia, 9


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Monuments near Castelo de Vilar Maior

Antigos Paços do Concelho / Museu de Vilar Maior

18th century building of simple rectangular plant, with two floors, where formerly operated the chain, on the lower floor, and the Town Hall, on the top floor.…

Capela de Nosso Senhor Jesus Cristo dos Aflitos

Little chapel of longitudinal plant, composed of a single nave and a narrower chancel, with toppings in fake wooden barrel-vaults. It is believed that it was b…

Igreja da Misericórdia de Vilar Maior

Mannerist and Baroque church, with longitudinal plant, consisting of a nave, a chancel closer and a sacristy and annex adossados, and wood covered in mixer on …

Igreja Matriz de Vilar Maior e Torre Anexa / Igreja de São Pedro

It is believed that the tower and the church were constructed on the 13th century. The church with longitudinal plan was reconstructed by the end on the 17th c…

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