Cidadela cascais

cidadela cascais

What is the Cidadela de Cascais?

Cidadela de Cascais - Cascais Fort The Cidadela de Cascais is the 15th century fort that guarded the western end of the Tejo estuary and the minor fishing harbour of Cascais. Today the castle overlooks the exclusive Cascais marina and the complex has been transformed into an exclusive hotel.

How many rooms are in the Pestana Cidadela de Cascais?

The Pestana Cidadela de Cascais is a Pousada & Art District with more than 126 rooms, including 18 suites. When making a booking on our site, you will be offered one ticket per person to visit all the museums in the Museum District of Cascais

What are the three parts of the citadel of Cascais?

The citadel incorporates three separate developments, the tower of Santo António de Cascais, the Fortress of Our Lady of Light (Nossa Senhora da Luz de Cascais), and the former Royal Palace area. The first construction of a fort on the site was between 1410 and 1415.

What is the Torre de Santo António de Cascais?

The fort, known as the Torre de Santo António de Cascais, was designed to share, with artillery ships and two other fortresses, resistance to possible military attack on Lisbon. The other forts were the Belém Tower and the Fort of São Sebastião de Caparica, which are approximately opposite each other on the River Tagus closer to Lisbon.

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What is the citadel of Cascais?

The Citadel of Cascais is a set of fortifications built between the 15th and 17th centuries to defend the Cascais coastline and River Tagus estuary and to protect against attacks on the capital of Portugal, Lisbon.

What is the difference between a citadel and a fortress?

A citadel is a castle or fortified structure built on higher ground that protects a city or town. It is a defensive core that can be described as little city since it is a smaller part of a city or town. Fortresses form the most substantial part of the system and sometimes form part of the outer wall.

What is a citadel in geography?

A citadel is a castle or fortified structure built on higher ground that protects a city or town. It is a defensive core that can be described as little city since it is a smaller part of a city or town. This page was last updated on November 13, 2017.

What are the best landmarks in Cascais?

One of the best known landmarks in Cascais, the Citadel is actually a series of fortified walls from the days when Lisbon’s extensive defence system stretched all the way along the River Tagus to the sea.

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