Moorish period


Loulé: Igreja Matriz São Clemente

Loulé: Igreja Matriz São Clemente

The stand-alone belfry of the church, made of grey blocks of granite, was a minaret during the Moorish period.


Castelo de Paderne

Castelo de Paderne

Today only a few ruins are left from the Moorish castle, built by the Arabs on a rock and overlooking the valley of the Quarteira river. Paderne was finally taken from the Moors in 1248.


Pousada de Tavira: Tower

Pousada de Tavira: Tower

Looking at the remains of the ancient tower you can imagine the dimension of the former Moorish castle, where the monastery is located.


Silves: Castle

Silves: Castle

Aerial view to the castle of Silves, an impressive monument of the Moorish period and its great cultural heritage.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Silves:Castle cistern entrance

Silves:Castle cistern entrance

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