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Santa Cruz Castle

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Santa Cruz Castle
Location Rua Vasco da Gama
9900-017 HORTA
District:Faial
County :Horta
Parish:Angústias (Horta)
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This pentagon-shaped castle, which is nowadays a pousada, dates back to 1567. It belonged to the former defensive structure of Horta bay that had over 20 fortresses, most of them have already vanished. The main materials used in the construction of the castle were: basalt in the walls and volcanic tuff in the battlements and bartizans. In the interior, the great highlight is the chapel dedicated to Saint Anthony (built in the 17th century), no longer used for religious celebrations. (National Monument)

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Localização Rua Vasco da Gama
9900-017 HORTA
Distrito:Faial
County:Horta
Parish:Angústias (Horta)
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If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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