Castelo do Bode, Tomar

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#3 of 6 in Parks in Santarem District
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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  • July 11, 2017
    Beautiful this lake created by the dam, how beautiful are your margins and the tranquility that their corners offer.
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  • June 30, 2017
    Dam entered in a quite pleasant, with a fairly large prepared to albufeira, water sports and fishing.
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  • June 15, 2017
    Gathers very good conditions for the realization of the most different nautical activities, sporting and leisure activities. In the middle of albufeira, we cannot remain indifferent to the beautiful island of fillet, that in projecting the image of an idyllic place.
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Where to stay in Tomar

Stay at one of Tomar's centrally located mid-range hotels within its historical core to put yourself in prime position for sightseeing and taking in the local atmosphere. While accommodation options lie on both banks of the Nabao River, try staying in one of the hotels or apartment complexes on the western bank for sweeping views across of the other side, a comfortable room, and a quick walk to the city's 12th-century church, a World Heritage Site. You can manage costs by staying in a locally owned bed and breakfast or guesthouse, which often provide a meal. These accommodations often come with local advice on sightseeing and nearby activities, and may even get you into a traditional Portuguese residence.
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