Castle of Linhares

Local nameCastelo de Linhares
LocationCelorico da Beira, Portugal

The 'Castle of Linhares is a medieval castle in the civil parish in Linhares, municipality of Celorico da Beira, in the Portuguese district of Guarda.

It is classified as a National Monument.

The Castelo de Linhares da Beira was built between the end of the XI Century and the early XII century. It is at an altitude of 820 meters and is Romano Gothic in architectural style. It is contained within two walled stone enclosures. It possesses two towers, the keep and the clock tower, and four gates. The first gate contains a barrel vault; the second a round arch set into the side walls; the third a blunt arch in the wall separating the two enclosures and the fourth gate is known as the Traitors' Gate.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_of_Linhares

Address Rua dos Penedos, Linhares 6360, Portugal

Coordinates 40°32'28.921" N -7°27'43.138" E

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