Citania de Sanfins, Pacos de Ferreira

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#59 of 67 in Sightseeing in Porto District
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  • During our recent holiday in Portugal we also visited this great historic site. A little abandoned, the person at the little visitor’s centre was very helpful and friendly. We were the only visitors a...  more »
  • You should be more careful, would bring more. Visitors to the area that would be excellent for all local businesses. ......
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  • Situated on a plateau, in a position that gave him a Mano ci big safety precautions with regard to invasions, is today one of the main witnesses of the Castro culture city of Northwest peninsular, proceeding the application process of the castros to Unesco World Heritage site. A wide platform, occupying about of 18 hectares, the excavations carried out left to discover a cente on and a half circular dwellings and foursquare, grouped in approximately 40 sets of family units. The visitor the opportunity to visit Jo's has a reconstruction of one of these family units, enabling much the volume in your vi context air queológico as well as the interior spaces – patio or street, main house with annex or Foyer as well as a circular House and a whole set of attachments that work as stores, as well as for the collection of animals – sheep , goats, cattle and horses. Between the 2nd and the your to such abandonment in the 18th century. IV ad Citânia de Sanfins played a role of gran of Metropolis and cultural centre of an entire region. Today, your visit gives us a history lesson, in a location with a panoramic view over the entire area of the County, Atlantic seaboard, the va les of Vizela and Shah, with the distant mountains and the surrounding Cabreira, Marão and Alvão.
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  • The Citânia de Sanfins is a Castro village worth a visit. You should be more careful and treated with more taste. These places should be more valued. Beautiful landscape, go late in the afternoon.
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  • A spectacular location. Unfortunately abandoned, without information or indications.
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  • Fantastic site and that shows exactly what was the Jo. Too bad we don't have more information.
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  • For those who like to meet with local history. Very good.
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  • Nice and quiet location, suffers from lack of signs to get there.
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