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[hr] Castle Alcobaça Alcobaça Castle is a military facility re-built by King D. Afonso Henriques (1143-1185), the first Portuguese king, right after defeating the Moors. Over the centuries the Castle suffered a couple of rehabilitation works until it was ordered it total demolitionby the Queen D. Maria II (1834-1853) in the middle of the nineteenth […]

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Castle

Alcobaça

Alcobaça Castle is a military facility re-built by King D. Afonso Henriques (1143-1185), the first Portuguese king, right after defeating the Moors. Over the centuries the Castle suffered a couple of rehabilitation works until it was ordered it total demolitionby the Queen D. Maria II (1834-1853) in the middle of the nineteenth century…Other places to visit in Alcobaça Castle

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Rua Direita

Aljubarrota

Aljubarrota’s main street is called Rua Direita (Strait Street) its a mandatory place to visit in Alcobaça’s county. This picturesque street houses several interesting places to take a close look…Other places to visit in Alcobaça

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Roman Village of Parreitas

Bárrio

Located in Bárrio hill, at Bárrio parish, and above the ancient Pederneira Lagoon, the Roman Villa of Parreitas is a testimony of the Romans presence at Iberian Peninsula in general and in Portugal in particular. Other places to visit in Alcobaça Roman Village of Parreitas

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Alfeizerão Pillory

Alfeizerão

It is believed it was built in 1514, after King D. Manuel I’s (1495-1521) foral attribution to Alfeizerão. The reference of Alfeizerão is from 1147, when King D. Afonso Henriquees (1143-1185) conquered the local Castle.

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Aljubarrota Pillory

Aljubarrota

Aljubarrota was once one of the thirteen villages of the Coutos of Alcobaça, founded by King D. Afonso Henriques (1143-1185) in 1147. This pillory was built in 1514 after King D. Manuel I (1495-1521) foral attribution, a symbol of administrative e judicial autonomy in that period and a testimony of identity and legacy over the centuries.Other places to visit in Alcobaça Aljubarrota Pillory

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Maiorga Pillory

Maiorga

Located in the Maiorga parish, one of the ancient Coutos of Alcobaça, since 1313, the Pillorywas built in 1514 after King D. Manuel I (1495-1527) foral attribution. Pillory is a symbol of local administrative and judicial autonomy and works as a symbol the local importance over the year. Other places to visit in Alcobaça Maiorga Pillory

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