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Castle Almourol - victim of the 1755 earthquake, the structure was damaged, been undergoing more changes during the nineteenth century romanticism. At this stage, and obeying philosophy then current value of the works of the past in the light of a poetic ideal vision, the castle has undergone tampering decorative in nature, including the crowning uniform walls and battlements by merlons.

Castle Almourol - victim of the 1755 earthquake, the structure was damaged, been undergoing more changes during the nineteenth century romanticism.

Castelo do Almourol

Castelo do Almourol

Entering Almourol castle and no Moors in sight

Entering Almourol castle and no Moors in sight

Almourol Castle

Almourol Castle

Almourol Castle in Vila Nova da Barquinha, Portugal: Entrance, view from the inside.

Almourol Castle in Vila Nova da Barquinha, Portugal: Entrance, view from the inside.

Almoural Castle, Portugal, Birds eye illustration

We suggest a visit to Almourol Castle, located on a small island in the middle of the Tejo River, about 40 minutes from Fatima.