Dolmen Chapel of PaviaThe Dolmen Chapel of Pavia, dedicated to S. Dinis (17th c.) is one of the megalithic portuguese monuments adapted to the christian cult. In this case, the chamber was transformed into the nave of the chapel.
A walking area with plenty of trees, this still has some earthen walls that marked out an octagonal-shaped trenched area, about 2 km in circumference. According to historians, it was used as a camp for the Roman legions that kept watch over the (...)
The megalithic monuments of AlcalarThis is a necropolis that originally consisted of twelve corridor tombs, presenting a wide variety of architectural solutions and building techniques, ranging from the purely megalithic burial chamber to the false (...)
Located in the Corno Bico Protected Area, the Antela da Cruz Vermelha (Red Cross Dolmen) has been dated to around 2,500 BC. Circular in form, the Dolmen is made up of a large boulder with a headstone with an engraved cross, painted in red. Part of a (...)
Penedo Gordo CromlechA megalithic monument with an average-sized corridor, presenting vestiges of a burial mound, in particular on the Southern side. The polygonal chamber is composed by nine stone supports and the corridor by four stone supports on (...)
Megalithic Monuments of Xerez The cromlech of Xerez is interesting for its square shape: at the centre the larger menhir rounded by small monoliths. The reconstitution of the cromlech was possible after some research since the monoliths were spread (...)
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