Forte do Cavalo
Also named Fortress of Saint Teodósio, as a tribute to a prince, it has an irregular poligonal plan. The precinct is separated from the road by a high, irregular wall. One can still see, on one side, a part of the primimitive wall with a portal.Inside, it has a cylinder shaped tower with a balcony.
- Castles & Fortresses
Monuments near Forte do Cavalo
Castelo de Sesimbra
The castle still maintains two fundamental elements of the medieval fortresses: the "Cerca da Vila" and the "Alcáçova" that still as the dongeon. On the walls …
Ermida da Memória
An harmonious hermitage, built in a place where, according to tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared in 1410. Inside. Tile panels of the 1700s tell the history of…
Farol do Cabo Espichel
The construction of the Cape Espichel lighthouse, dating back to 1790, is linked to the first attempt of lighting up the Portuguese shoreline (known as the "da…
Forte de Santiago de Sesimbra
An imposing fortress that still has the divisions for the quarters, the cisterns, the residencee of the governor, the dungeons and the private chapel. It has f…
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Cabo, Casa dos Círios e Terreiro
The current constructions date back to the 18th century. The church is sided by two volumes with arches and has a grandiose and unique character.