Keep

This robust, square tower with crenellations and corner bartizans is a relic of a lost fortified castle. It was built by King Dinis and once belonged to the first duke of Bragança, the bastard son of King João I. Today, a Museu Militar occupies four floors of the keep.

Useful information

Adresse : 

L.go da Câmara Municipal de Chaves

Opening hours

9am-12.30pm, 2pm-5.30pm, weekends 2pm-5.30pm - closed weekends in winter and Bank Hols

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