Explore interesting sights in Loures, 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 12 sights are available in Loures, Portugal.
1. Museu de Cerâmica de Sacavém
The Ceramics Museum of Sacavém is situated in the town of Sacavém in the municipality of Loures, just northeast of Lisbon in Portugal. The museum was opened in July 2000 and was constructed on the grounds of a former ceramics factory. Most of the exhibits reflect the output of that factory and its documentation centre is devoted to the study of the history and production of the factory and the industrial heritage of the municipality. In 2002 the museum was awarded the Luigi Micheletti Prize in the Industrial Heritage category.
2. Reduto do Freixal Alto
The Fort of Ribas, also known as the Redoubt of Ribas and the Redoubt of Freixial Alto, is one of a group of fortifications in Portugal that made up the second of the three defensive Lines of Torres Vedras, between the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus, which were designed to protect the capital, Lisbon, from possible invasion by French troops during the Peninsular War. It was designed for a garrison of 300 soldiers, with three or four cannon. The fort is situated near the town of Bucelas in the Lisbon District of Portugal.
3. Casa-Museu José Pedro
The José Pedro House-Museum is a house-museum located in Sacavém, in the municipality of Loures, Portugal. It is housed in the residence of the ceramist and sculptor José da Silva Pedro, who died in 1981, a former worker as a modeler at the Sacavém Tableware Factory, where he joined in 1934, preserving his private museum of art and floriculture. It has an exhibition space, framed by a garden where his sculptural art is exhibited in an environment of fantasy and continuous discovery.
4. Palácio do Correio-Mor
The Palace of the High Courier of Loures, is a palatial residence in the civil parish of Loures, in the municipality of the same name in the periphery of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. The imposing Baroque-era residence, is a "U"-shaped layout, consisting of a courtyard leading to a staircase and a two-storey building decorated in azulejos, stucco artistic works, and paintings that were once home to the Counts and Marquesses of Penafiel.
5. Forte do Arpim
The Fort of Arpim is in the parish of Bucelas in the municipality of Loures, in the Lisbon District of Portugal. It was constructed during the Peninsular War, forming part of the first of three defensive Lines of Torres Vedras aimed at protecting Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, from French invasion. The fort, which never saw battle, has been restored and can be visited.
6. Forte do Mosqueiro
The Fort of Mosqueiro, also known as the Redoubt of Mosqueiro, is one of a group of fortifications in Portugal that made up the Lines of Torres Vedras, which were designed to protect the capital, Lisbon, from possible invasion by French troops during the Peninsular War. It is situated near Bucelas in the Loures municipality in the Lisbon District of Portugal.
7. Igreja de São Tiago Maior de Camarate
The Parochial Matrix of Santiago Major Camerate's Parochial Church is located in the confluence of Square 1 st in May with the Avelino Salgado de Oliveira and Willerme Gomes Fernandes, at the centre of Camerate's village, the Loures Council, and around this building that has been built in the city's village over the centuries.
8. Anta de Carcavelos
The Anta de Carcavelos, located close to the village of Carcavelos near the town of Lousa in the municipality of Loures in the Lisbon District of Portugal, is a stone age dolmen or megalithic monument from the Chalcolithic period. It is one of many such tombs that have been identified in Portugal.
9. Anta do Alto da Toupeira
The Anta do Alto da Toupeira, also called the Anta da Toupeira or the Anta de Salemas, is a Neolithic dolmen, or megalithic tomb, situated in the parish of Lousa in the municipality of Loures, in the Lisbon District of Portugal. It dates back to the Chalcolithic.
10. Quinta do Conventinho
The Quinta do Conventinho, also known as Quinta do Concentinho do Espírito Santo, House of the Concentinho do Espírito Santo or Quinta do Conventinho Museum, is located in Santo António dos Cavaleiros, municipality of Loures, Portugal.
11. Palácio dos Arcebispos
The Mitra Palace, commonly known as the Archbishop Palace, is a former summer residence, first of the archbishops, and then the Patriarchs of Lisbon, located in the parish of Santo Antão do Tojal, in the Loures municipality.
12. Museu do Vinho e da Vinha - Bucelas
The Wine and Vineyard Museum is a museum located in Bols, in the municipality of Loures, Portugal. It is installed in a building whose history is closely related to the local wine tradition and was its inauguration in 2013.
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