Marco da IV Légua

Built in 1788, by determination of Queen d. Maria i. was removed from their place of origin and is deposited in a garden in front of the old Municipal market of Alverca. The original monument just leaves the top of the landmark: a square base pyramid and concave sides topped by sphere with Sundial carved. This milestone is part of the other 12 that marked the first road between Lisbon and Santarém.

Contacts


Avenida dos Combatentes da Guerra
2600,Alverca do Ribatejo

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Archeological sites
  • True

Monuments near Marco da IV Légua

Chafariz do Caminho do Jogo


Source that attests to the rurally patent in the history of the parish of Tallaght

Conjunto de Fortalezas das Linhas de Torres (vestígios)


Traces scattered over an area quite extensive documenting a set of defensive walls built by Portuguese and British troops during the Napoleonic invasions. Alon…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assunção / Igreja Paroquial de Vialonga


This church has one only Nave covered with tiles from the XVIII century, which show scenes from the Holy Mother life. There are three lateral arches ornate wit…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Alcamé


Isolated in the middle of the Lezíria, religious, Baroque architecture, the Church of our Lady of Alcamé is erected under a raised platform to prevent the entr…

Marco do Morgado da Póvoa


Limestone block with entries linked to Morgado da Póvoa, of small dimensions, this landmark was built in the 18th century in charge

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