Explore interesting sights in Sesimbra, 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 6 sights are available in Sesimbra, Portugal.
1. Forte de São Domingos da Baralha
The Fort São Domingos da Baralha or Baralha Fort is located next to Baleeira beach, between Cape Espichel and Sesimbra, in the District of Setúbal, in Portugal. It was built in the 1665, as part of Portugals defensive strategy implemented by John IV, construction having begun in the reign of Afonso VI, thus contributing to the protection and surveillance of the coast.
2. Monumento Natural da Pedreira do Avelino
Pedreira do Avelino is a natural monument in Zambujal, Sesimbra, Portugal. The site contains an important set of dinosaur footprints from the Upper Jurassic. The main slab is about 15 metres (49 ft) long by 10 metres (33 ft) wide, and is inclined (30°), which facilitates its observation and pedagogical use. It contains 5 tracks and 108 total footprints.
3. Forte de Santiago
The Fortress of Saint James of Sesimbra is a fortress located in the parish of Santiago in the coastal town and municipality of Sesimbra, in the Setúbal District of Portugal. It was built between 1642 and 1648 on the site of an earlier 16th-century Manueline fort.
4. Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Castelo
The Church of Our Lady of the Castle, also referred to as the Parish Church of Sesimbra Castle, Church of Our Lady of the Assumption or Santa Maria do Castelo Church, is located in the parish of Castelo, in the municipality of Sesimbra, Setúbal district.
5. Igreja de Santiago
The Mother Church of Santiago, also referred to as the Parish Church of Santiago and the Church of St. James, is a sixteenth-century church, of transition between the Manueline style and the Renaissance. It is located in Santiago, Portugal.
6. Forte do Cavalo
The Fort of São Teodósio da Ponta do Cavalo is a coastal fort located in a dominant position at the extreme west of the Bay of Sesimbra in the Setúbal District of Portugal. It was built between 1648 and 1652.
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