Founded by D. Dinis after 1290, the towering Castelo de Portalegre denotes the strategic importance the village already assumed at the time in the defense of the Alto Alentejo border. Despite being considerably transformed, the fortress maintains its keep - with an irregular square plan integrated in the wall - protecting the main access, as was common in Gothic military architecture.
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Portalegre City Council
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