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 (...)
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.
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 (...)
Tavira Castle is worth a visit even be it only for the views out over the city, the countryside and down to the sea. The foundations for the defensive systems were built during the Moorish period between the 8th and 13th centuries. After the (...)
Opened in 2008, the Graça Morais Contemporary Art Centre was designed by Souto Moura, the well-known Portuguese architect who was named the 2011 Pritsker Prize laureate. It offers a wide program of temporary exhibitions of the most respected (...)
Opened in 2013, the George Dussaud Photography Centre is dedicated to the French photographer Georges Dussaud and to the photography in general. It is located in the first floor of the Paulo Quintela building, presenting a unique exhibition of the (...)
The Battle of Vimeiro Interpretation CentreLocated in the countryside where the decisive battle that ended the first French invasion of Portugal was fought, the Battle of Vimeiro Interpretation Centre (CIBV) is a tourist amenity in the municipality (...)
Centro de Interpretação da Cultura Sefardita do Nordeste Transmontano
The mission of the Centre for the Interpretation of Sephardi Culture in the Northeastern Trás-os-Montes is to preserve the lives and experiences of the Jewish communities settled in the northeastern Trás-os-Montes, whose influence remains embedded (...)
Due to its geostrategic location, Bragança has undeniably contributed to the defence of the portuguese borders. The Fort St. João de Deus was built to strengthen the defensive system of the town after te restoration of the Portuguese independence in (...)
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