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Castelo do Bode, Tomar

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Castelo de Bode Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Zêzere River, a tributary of the Tagus River, located southwest of Tomar and north of Constância, in Santarém District, Portugal. It is one of the tallest structures in Portugal. The dam was constructed between 1945 and 1951. It also supports a 138 MW hydroelectric power station which was commissioned between 1951 and 1952
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  • The Castle of the goat is one of the most important Portuguese dams. Part of the set of Zêzere River basin dams, having the amount the dam of Bouçã. It is located within the limits of the municipalities of Tomar and Abrantes in the District of Santarém. Is one of the tallest buildings in Portugal. Is used for water supply, namely the Lisbon production of electrical energy, defense against the floods and recreational activities. Is used by supporters of sports such as windsurfing, sailing, rowing, watercraft and jet ski, as well as fishing (trout, largemouth bass, eels and crayfish).
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  • Impressive, a location with magnificent view and a lot of peace. Good to put things in perspective. Visit
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  • Boa vista along the Zézéro River, to spend a good day and in search of relaxation. Stroll through the nearby villages of Rio
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