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Estremoz Castle

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Estremoz Castle
Location Largo do Castelo
7100-555 ESTREMOZ
District:Évora
County :Estremoz
Parish:Santo André Estremoz
Contacts Tel:213614200


The Royal House of Estremoz Castle houses nowadays a Pousada. Its construction began in the 13th century under D. Sancho III reign, continuing during the reigns of D. Afonso III and D. Dinis. The Royal House was built during the reign of the later. The Holy Queen passed away in this castle. The front of the castle is dominated by a 27m high keep. It has a pentagon-shaped plan, surrounded by a wall reinforced by tower-like wing walls. The keep was totally built in marble blocks. It has three monumental balconies in the third floor. In 1736 D. João V rebuilt the former Royal House of D. Dinis, where he founded the Arms’ Room, a famous arm museum of that time. Part of the castle was destroyed after a gunpowder magazine explosion in 1698. Following the Restoration of Independence (1640), the city was bordered by a bastion-like wall, which remains almost intact nowadays.

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Responsable: Instituto Português Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico

Present Use: The castle was transformed into a Country Inn in 1970. Featuring 30 bedrooms and 3 suites, all of them in 17th and 18th century style.

Visiting times: 9 to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 5.30 pm.

Closing days: Mondays

Observations: Free entrance

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

MORE INFORMATION

Responsable: Instituto Português Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico

Present Use: The castle was transformed into a Country Inn in 1970. Featuring 30 bedrooms and 3 suites, all of them in 17th and 18th century style.

Visiting times: 9 to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 5.30 pm.

Closing days: Mondays

Observations: Free entrance

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

Localização Largo do Castelo
7100-555 ESTREMOZ
Distrito:Évora
County:Estremoz
Parish:Santo André Estremoz
Contactos Tel:213614200


If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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