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Caria

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Caria
Location
6250-111 CARIA BMT
District:Castelo Branco
County :Belmonte
Parish:Caria
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Number of inhabitants: 1022

Description of the place: This village with Beira region features with its granite houses and an Arab name was the council centre until the middle of the 19th century. The Tower House (Casa da Torre) and its wall, medieval residence of Guarda’s Bishops, may have risen from a Roman villa, since there are two important paths crossing here. The 17th Church Matriz Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Manor House Solar Quevêdo Pessanha and 18th century Calvário Chapel are listed as classified heritage. Caria used to be famous for the almonds factory, located in this region.

Points of interest: Castle like fortress which serves as the country house for the Bishops; Manor House of the Counts of Caria and Quevedo Pessanha (17th century); two monumental bridges, one over the Caria stream and another over the Santana stream.

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Localização
6250-111 CARIA BMT
Distrito:Castelo Branco
County:Belmonte
Parish:Caria
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