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Padrao do Salado, Guimaraes

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  • This is the central monument of Largo da Oliveira. The arch was erected in the 14th century on the initiative of Alfonso IV of Portugal to celebrate the victory at the battle of Salado in 1340. The sovereign participated in this battle in support of son-in-law Alfonso XI of Castile, helping to defend a Muslim fleet. Is classified as a national monument since 1910.
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  • This 14th century gothic structure, a war monument to commemorate the Battle of Salado, is perfectly situated in front of a medieval church on the Largo da Oliveira square. Sit at one of the outdoor c...  read more »
  • Front of the Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Church (Igreja N. Sra. da Oliveira), Oliveira square stands the arch. This arch will commemorate the battle of Salado won the Moorish Army (Battle of Río Salado), built in 1342, what it is. Spread the leaves suddenly to a blessing at the legends of the Oliveira square grow olive trees, this arch is completed and off the arch and is inseparable. Arch in front of the eyes can see is being touched in the history of Portugal early!
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