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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.



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