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Portugal , Santarém, Estremadura, Ribatejo, Costa da Prata - Ourem medieval castle near Fatima
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The old fortified town tops a hillock, the top of which is occupied by the ruins of a castle. It is a nice place for walks. The coat of arms of Count Dom Afonso decorates a fountain at the entrance to the village.

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  • Collegiate church

    EN356 P - 2490 Ourém

    Going in through the right arm of the transept, a door opens on the right onto a staircase giving access to the crypt. It contains the tomb of Count Dom Afonso, in white limestone in a florid Gothic style. The recumbent figure is attributed to the sc..

  • Castle

    P - 2490 Ourém

    Two spur towers appear on either side of the road. Notice the curious brick machicolations which top the castle walls. Pass under the right tower porch. A path leads to an old underground passage. Staircases lead to a square tower which leads on to a..

  • Basilica

    EN360 P - 2495 Fátima

    Situated at the end of the esplanade which can accommodate more than 300,000 pilgrims, this Neoclassical basilica, dominated by a 65 m high tower, has circular arched peristyles connecting one section to the next. The interior contains the tombs of F..

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  • Pousada Castelo de Ourem

    Largo João Mansos - Castelos P - 2490-481 Ourém

    Set in medieval buildings 10 km away from the town of Fátima, Pousada Castelo de Ourem offers breathtaking views of the Seiça River Valley. It features an outdoor pool with a sun terrace. The air-conditioned rooms at Pousada Castelo de Ourem have a ..

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