Castle of Vila Viçosa

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Castle of Vila Viçosa (Portuguese: Castelo de Vila Viçosa/Castelo e cerca urbana de Vila Viçosa) is a castle located in the civil parish of Nossa Senhora da Conceição e São Bartolomeu, in the municipality of Vila Viçosa, in the Portuguese Alentejo. It was the seat of House of Braganza, prior to the construction of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa.

Castle of Vila Viçosa
Castelo de Vila Viçosa
Évora, Alentejo Central, Alentejo in Portugal
Vila Vicosa Castle.JPG
View of one of the entrances of the Castle of Vila Viçosa
Coordinates38°46′48.98″N 7°24′54.25″W / 38.7802722°N 7.4150694°W / 38.7802722; -7.4150694Coordinates: 38°46′48.98″N 7°24′54.25″W / 38.7802722°N 7.4150694°W / 38.7802722; -7.4150694
TypeCastle
Site information
OwnerPortuguese Republic
Open to
the public
Public
Site history
Built14th Century

External linksEdit

  • "Castelo de Vila Viçosa". Pesquisa de Património. IGESPAR. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  • "Castelo de Vila Viçosa; Portugal, Évora, Vila Viçosa, Conceição". SIPA. Ministério da Agricultura, do Mar, do Ambiente e do Ordenamento do Território. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2014.