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Castle of Elvas

Local name: Castelo de Elvas

A medieval stronghold built on the Spanish border for defense in the event of an invasion. It stands on an isolated hill with a beautiful view of the countryside. It was built in the 12th century in the place of the Moorish castle on a polygonal plan with numerous towers and a tower reinforced with towers. The castle is open to the public, during which you can see some of the chambers, passages to the bastions and fragments of the underground.

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Rua da Parada do Castelo 4-87350-082 Elvas, Portugal