Castle of Guarda, Guarda

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The Castle of Guarda (Portuguese: Castelo da Guarda) is a medieval castle in the civil parish of Guarda, municipality of Guarda, the Portuguese district of the same name.

It is classified as a National Monument.

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  • The tower which was closed is the only thing left of the castle. Overshadowed by a power station / antenna substation right next to it. There was a small tourist info building which seemed to have...  more »
  • on the top of the hill, overlooking the whole area from above, this fortress and later castle dominated the village of Guarda, interesting visit, to understand, how many times the place was conquered....  more »
  • Cool place, good view, not a lot of historical info and no access to the Outpost itself.
  • Not much left of the original castle apart from the main keep that stands at Guarda's highest spot at 1056m. The view over the town and the surrounding countryside is worth the walk up there.
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