8 Sights in Faro, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Faro, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Faro, Portugal.

List of cities in Portugal Sightseeing Tours in Faro

1. Milreu Roman Villa

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The Roman ruins of Milreu are the remains of an important Roman villa rustica located in the civil parish of Estói in the municipality of Faro, Portugal, classified as a Monumento Nacional. The Milreu ruins constitute the most prominent and well preserved evidence of Roman presence in the Algarve. They are mainly composed of the remnants of a once luxurious villa with annexed thermae and several surrounding buildings, including a temple, mausoleum and industrial and commercial structures. The archaeological site still preserves part of the once exuberant mosaics that decorated the floor and walls of the villa. A 16th century house is also located in the area, alongside an interpretation centre.

Wikipedia: Roman ruins of Milreu (EN), Heritage Website Arqueologia, Heritage Website Sipa, Heritage Website

2. Capela de São Luís

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Louis's seclusion is an "amazing" lighthouse building. Located in the ancient fields of the city, this religious temple stands opposite the stadium with the same name. This is an xvii century building, which was profoundly transformed at the beginning of the century. The xix was coined at the initiative of the Bishop by the Lady Franciscan Bishop and the Lady Franciscan Architect. There is a neoclassical hoist rectangle on the marble. References

Wikipedia: Ermida de São Luís (Faro) (PT)

3. Palácio Fialho

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The Fialho Palace is a "remarkable" two -floor, stolen waters building that is located close to the Chapel of St. Anthony of Alto. At the request of Industrial João Júdice Fialho, architect Manuel Norte Júnior conceived a revivalist architectural project of French classical art. The works began in 1915, but only completed in 1925 .. in 1954 it is acquired by the Diocese of the Algarve, since that time, the College of Our Lady of Alto.

Wikipedia: Palácio Fialho (Faro) (PT), Heritage Website Sipa

4. Igreja da Sé

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The Cathedral of Faro is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Faro, Portugal. The cathedral was consecrated in the name of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the late 13th century by the Archbishop of Braga. It has been the seat of the Diocese of Faro since 1540, replacing Silves Cathedral on the orders of King John III of Portugal. In 1596 the church was destroyed by the Earl of Essex. The cathedral is a National Monument of Portugal.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of Faro (EN)

5. Palacete Belmarço

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Palacete Belmarço is a historic building in the city of Faro, in the Algarve region of Portugal. It was built in the early 20th century by the architect Manuel Joaquim Norte Júnior, in the Revivalstyle. It is considered as a symbol of Faro, and has been classified as a Monument of public interest.

Wikipedia: Palacete Belmarço (PT)

6. Ermida de Santo António do Alto

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The Hermitage of Santo António do Alto is a "remarkable" building in the city of Faro, Portugal. Situated at the highest point of the city, the hermitage owes its name to this location, having been built there, probably in the fifteenth century, next to a medieval watchtower dating from 1355.

Wikipedia: Ermida de Santo António do Alto (Faro) (PT), Heritage Website Sipa

7. Museu Marítimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigão

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Museu Marítimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigão Vitor Oliveira from Torres Vedras, PORTUGAL / CC BY-SA 2.0

Faro is a municipality, the southernmost city and capital of the district of the same name, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. With an estimated population of 60,995 inhabitants in 2019, the municipality covers an area of about 202.57 km2 (78.21 sq mi).

Wikipedia: Faro, Portugal (EN)

8. Paço Episcopal

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Paço Episcopal Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Episcopal Palace of Faro, also known as the Episcopal Palace of Faro, is a historical building in the city of Faro, in the Algarve region of Portugal. It functions as the headquarters of the Diocese of algarve.

Wikipedia: Paço Episcopal de Faro (PT)

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