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Cross of Portugal

En124, Silves 8300, Portugal
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Cross of Portugal

'Cruz de Portugal' (the Cross of Portugal), a 3m tall limestone cross dating from the 15th or 16th... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Trevor C
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Bangor, United Kingdom
Historically important but not worth a trip on its own.

If you visit Silves and I recommend that you do visit this monument as part of that trip. The... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Cliff D
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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En124, Silves 8300, Portugal
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

'Cruz de Portugal' (the Cross of Portugal), a 3m tall limestone cross dating from the 15th or 16th century, just to the right of the roundabout that leads to the castle. This sculptured cross was declared a national monument in 1910 for being one of...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

If you visit Silves and I recommend that you do visit this monument as part of that trip. The twisted wire donkeys next to the monument are fun. Its a bit of a way out from the centre but doable.

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

Silves is likely missed by many travelers because it isn't on the coast, but it is a short distance from Albufeira and worth the trip. It has some of the expected touristy places but a walk through the old town makes one feel totally like...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2016

Its a little way out of Silves but well worth a visit, 'Cruz de Portugal' (the Cross of Portugal), a 3m tall limestone cross dating from the 15th or 16th century, just to the right of the roundabout that leads to the castle at the...More

2  Thank MikeEden
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Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Just at the outskirts of the city on the north side the stone cross is easy to miss. It is covered in a wooden canopy. Not particularly impressive unless you are interested in its history.

Thank Lesterbeach
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