Governor's Castle (Castelo dos Governadores), Lagos

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  • August 10, 2017
    There is not a lot remaining of this fortress but what is available to see gives a good indication of an impressive structure which was built in the 14th C. There are information signs detailing this ...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Medieval castle that still looks impressive if you see it. But not much more than the walls remain and the main entry gate.  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    The walls are well preserved and between them have the arco de São Gonçalo and beside the statue of Gil Eanes. Is near the Fort of Ponta da Bandeira, is across the street. It's worth taking some pictures.
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  • Nice to be there as a photo point but its very small.
  • It is a nice place for a walk, with a beautiful garden.
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  • Nice clean place Church
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  • Fortification where entered the hospital of Lagos
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