Castelo e Muralhas de Trancoso

It is unknown if the early history of this castle, dating from the Roman times, visigóticos and Islamists. Despite having suffered several destructions due to wars, the historic core maintains its monumentality, in particular due to its defensive curtains. The primitive Castle, the Citadel, a walled remain with five towers and donjon, the pyramidal frustum and the walls surrounding the village with several doors. Are the doors D'El Rei, docked between two turrets.


Avenida Engenheiro Frederico Ulrich


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Monuments near Castelo e Muralhas de Trancoso

Casa Judaica / Casa do Gato Negro

House probably built in 1530, composed by a trapezoidal plan with two storeys and gable roof coverage. According to oral tradition, it is an Ancient Synagogue …

Capela do Senhor da Calçada

Late-baroque chapel dated 1770, consisting of a simple rectangular plan, with a single body and with coverage in gable roof. On the main façade, highlighted by…

Cemitério de Trancoso

In this cemetery, stands out the gate in arch at the entrance, flanked by double pilasters, surmounted by a pediment with central urn species. This portal is f…

Fonte da Vida

Baroque fountain, built back in 1812. It consists of a backrest flanked by pilasters, coronation in curvilinear Gable, two circular and spouts a circular tank.…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Fresta

Church of longitudinal plant consisting of a single nave, a chancel and a Bell Tower of Baroque feature, resulting from the 18th-century reform. Romanesque kee…

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