Medieval bridge

Interesting
This bridge, which gave the town its name, has 16 semi circular arches alternating with ornamented piles with cutwaters,. It is 277m long and 4m wide. It was built by the Romans then rebuilt and given crenellations and defensive towers in the 14C by King Peter I who also built the ramparts and the fortified gates.

Useful information

Adresse : 

R. Conde da Barca

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Paço do Marquês de Ponte de Lima
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Main Largo
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Igreja-museu dos Terceiros
Igreja-museu dos Terceiros
This collection of buildings includes
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Parish Church
Parish Church
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Paço do Marquês de Ponte de Lima
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