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Loulé Castle

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Loulé Castle
Location
8100- LOULÉ
District:Faro
County :Loulé
Parish:São Clemente
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The first vestiges of this castle date back to the 2nd century BC, when the fort hill was occupied by the Romans and later converted in an important basis, as far as politics, administration and military organisation are concerned. The Arab-rooted fortress, rebuilt in the 13th century, had impressive walls. Part of them is still to be seen nowadays, along with three masonry towers, leading directly to the mayor house, where the municipal museum and library are located today. The castle was definitively conquered by Portuguese in 1249. Following the enlargement of the castle, people began to settle here. This castle is particularly striking, because its walls are integrated in buildings. Some wall curtains (for example next to the garden Jardim dos Amuados) and a tower at the heart of the city have lingered. (National Trust Building)

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Responsable: Instituto Português Património Arquitectónico e Arqueológico

Closing days: Sundays

Observations: Building of National Interest

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Localização
8100- LOULÉ
Distrito:Faro
County:Loulé
Parish:São Clemente
Contactos


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

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