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  1. Igreja da Sé - Bragança
Place: Bragança
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Bragança
    Antiga Sé de Bragança
    The Cathedral was built in the 16th century on the wishes of the local authorities supported by duke Teodósio. It is known that Pêro de la Faia and Fernão Pires were the master craftsman in charge. It was due to be a Convent for the Order of Saint (...)

    Telephone: +351 273 329 182
    E-mail: diocesebragancamiranda@gmail.com
    Website: http://diocesebm.pt

  2. Paços do Concelho - Viana do Castelo
Place: Viana do Castelo
Photo: João Paulo
    Antigos Paços do Concelho - Viana do Castelo
    The construction of the former town hall spread over the reigns of D. Manuel I (who began the work) and D. João III.The whole building is made of austere granite and the ground floor forms a porchway of three pointed arches, corresponding on the (...)

  3. Santuário do Sagrado Coração de Jesus de Santa Luzia
Photo: Porto Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Basílica de Santa Luzia
    Building work on this basilica dedicated to Santa Luzia and the Sacred Heart of Jesus started in 1904, and lasted until 1959. It is the work of architect Miguel Ventura Terra, who was succeeded by Miguel Nogueira, after the death of his master in (...)

    Telephone: +351 258 107 836 / 961 660 300
    E-mail: confrariasantaluzia@gmail.com

  4. Basílica de Santo Cristo de Outeiro
Place: Bragança
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Bragança
    Basílica Santo Cristo de Outeiro
    Santo Cristo de Outeiro Minor BasilicaConstruction began in 1698 in the wake of a miracle that occurred in a small chapel next door and the Santo Cristo Sanctuary was completed in first half of the 18th century. Endowed with archaic characteristics (...)

    Telephone: +351 273 589 102
    E-mail: geral@culturanorte.pt
    Website: http://www.culturanorte.pt/pt/patrimonio/basilica-menor-de-s (...)

  5. Biblioteca Joanina
Photo: Sebastião da Fonseca
    Biblioteca Joanina
    Count Raczinski wrote about this library in "Les Arts au Portugal" in the following terms: «it is the most beautiful, most richly decorated library that I have ever seen». In fact, the beautiful and noble interior of this sumptuous space, built (...)

    Telephone: +351 239 859 800
    Fax: +351 239 825 841
    Website: http://www.uc.pt

  6. Capela das Almas
Place: Viana do Castelo
Photo: Vitor Roriz / Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
    Capela das Almas
    Capela das Almas (Chapel of Souls)  It was the first mother church of Viana until the mid-15th century, when the Cathedral was built within the walled perimeter.Traditionally known as Matriz Velha (Old Mother Church), it was renamed the (...)

    Telephone: +351 258 809 337 / 258 822 436
    E-mail: arqueologia@cm-viana-castelo.pt
    Website: http://www.cm-viana-castelo.pt/pt/nucleos-museologicos-de-ar (...)

  7. Monuments
    Capela de Nossa Senhora da Torre
    Representing a lookout and one of the city´s entrances, the Tower of Santiago still retains its medieval appearance contrasting with the rocaille style added to the northern façade. This is divided into two: the upper section is dominated by the (...)

  8. Castelo de Braga
    Castelo de Braga
    The Keep (Braga Castle)Set off by the Praça do Castelo and the Praça da República, the Keep is all that remains of Braga castle. This thirty-metre high granite structure gives an idea of the five towers that guarded over the medieval walls.At the (...)

  9. Fortificações castelo de Elvas
Place: Elvas
Photo: CM de Elvas_Patrimonio Mundial
    Castelo de Elvas
    The fortress perimeter has the shape of an irregular polygon, with a maximum diameter of 1,000 metres. There are three main entrances to the castle - the Porta da Esquina, Porta de Olivença and Porta de São Vicente. The keep was rebuilt in 1488.

  10. Castelo dos Governadores
Place: Lagos
Photo: Turismo do Algarve
    Castelo dos Governadores
    Governadores CastleBuilt in the 17th century, this building is the only surviving element of the complex of the Seven Stations of the Holy Way that were distributed throughout the city in the 18th century.On the main façade, above each of the two (...)


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