Praça Forte de Valença
These fortifications dating from the 17th century and were built to cope with struggles for independence. Was one of the most important strongholds in the country. Currently there are four doors and twelve bastions, built up in different times. On the terraces you can see old pieces of artillery. It was remodeled in 1640.
Fortaleza de Valença
- Easy external parking
- Castles & Fortresses
Monuments near Praça Forte de Valença
Alminhas de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Shrines in honor of Nossa Senhora do Carmo, neo-Baroque style, showing caution, double-contracurvada cornice constructive, a defining the niche and the other s…
Capela de São Sebastião / Capela do Senhor do Encontro
The chapel of St. Sebastian represented the last of the four steps of the Via Sacra of Valença. The Chapel, despite the simplicity, presents simple longitudina…
Capela do Bom Jesus
Baroque chapel with Rococo elements, longitudinal plant, consisting of nave and chancel. The project was designed by military engineer Manuel Pinto de Vilalobo…
Casas com nichos na Rua Conselheiro Lopes da Silva
House located in the intramuros core of the fortress of Valença, characterized by their niches.
Chafariz da Praça da República
Fountain, in Mannerist style, characterized by its pyramidal structure and decor designed to detail. Stands out for its combination of lower Cup opened with ei…