Casa de Diogo Cão

According to tradition, this was the birthplace of the sea discovrer Diogo Cão, probably of the 15th century. It is a building with two floors and an exterior stairway under an arch.


Avenida Carvalho de Araújo, 17-19
5000-657,Vila Real


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Monuments near Casa de Diogo Cão

Capela de São Brás

The interior was transformed and it is belived that in one of the sarcophagues lies the famous warrior known as the Espadeiro (swordsman). The tomb has a sowrd…

Estátua de Carvalho Araújo

A statue that pays tribute to Carvalho de Araújo.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Vila Real

Built in the 16th century, has undergone changes over the centuries. The interior of a single nave, has 17th century altarpieces and baseboards of tile. The fa…

Igreja de São Domingos / Sé Catedral de Vila Real

With gothic characteristics, this temple has three naves divided on the façade by two counterforts. The portic is ogival with multiple archivolts, sided by two…

Pelourinho de Vila Real

Standing on a pedestal with three steps, it has a base and an octagonal main part of the column. On it stands the four faced base, with arched windows. A high …

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