Castelo de Santiago do Cacém

This castle has a rectangular plan and was probably founded during the morrish occupation. Conquered by the Portuguese crown in 1217, the king Dom Afonso II orderd the construction of a castle on the site and donated it to the religious Order of Santiago. With the passing of the years and after losing its military functions, it went through a decaying process. Inside there are vestiges of a cistern and several constructions.


Rua de Santiago
7540, Santiago do Cacém


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  • Visitable (no guide)
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    opening hours

  • monday: 08:30-16:30
  • tuesday: 08:30-16:30
  • thursday: 08:30-16:30
  • wednesday: 08:30-16:30
  • friday: 08:30-16:30
  • saturday: 08:30-16:30
  • sunday: 08:30-12:30

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