Geotourism MapGuide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
inspire me!
Inspire Me!
Review great places recommended by locals. Give thumbs up or add to your Trip Planner.
Show Me:
  Archaeological Site

Castro Céltico (Celtic Castro)

 0 Thumbs Up! Give your thumbs up.
 
Castro Céltico
Castro Céltico
Vista panorâmica
|
 
About this Site

Already long before Portugal became independent, was a village called Cidadelhe by CIVITADELLA, but was destroyed in the year AC de134 by the troops of a Roman general.

The "Castro Cidadelhe" stands on a hill located near the town that gave him the name, and whose foundation is prior to the Mesão Frio.

The primary inhabitants built the walls of the Castro to be able to defend against invasions carried out by the enemy troops.

During the Late Bronze Age was built on an outer wall, probably created to defend against the alleged attackers. In the same Castro, with the archaeological excavations carried out in 1983, were found Roman coins with the image of the Emperor Augustus Caesar.

The Castro Cidadelhe was classified as a Public Interest Decree-Law No. 26-A/92 of June 1.

Hours and Seasons Open

All year long

For More Information, Contact:

Patrícia Barros

turismo@cm-mesaofrio.pt

Mesão Frio, 17 5040
+351 254 890 100 · fax +351 254 890 109

No comments have been made about this nomination. Be the first to add a comment!

-+
AtlasHybrid.Imagery(Satellite)OpenStreetMap

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic Society.

Latitude: 41.178655000
Longitude: -7.844349000
Elevation: 1302 FT (397 M)
Patrícia Barros
Meet the Contributor:
Patrícia Barros
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
 
(35.8 kilometers / 22.1 miles)
 
Anta da Fonte Coberta
Name - Anta da Fonte CobertaDistrict - Vila RealCounty - AlijóLocation - Cha; Town -...
 
Ansiães Castle, Carrazeda de Ansiães
Situated in a geographical location with excellent natural conditions for...
 
Castro de Sabrosa
In the town of Sabrosa, signs mark the access to vehicles and people This archaeological site is...
 
Castro de S. Marcos (Pópulo ou Touca Rota) (Castro St. Mark (Cap Pópulo or Route)
Designation - Castro Pópulo / Castle of St. Mark / Cap Castro's Route District - Vila...
 
Gravuras Rupestres da Botelhinha (Engravings of the Cave Botelhinha)
The Engravings of the Cave Botelhinha located in the parish of Pegarinhos, county Alijó...