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Elvas, cidade fortificada observada da circular exterior às muralhas na sua passagem pelo Rossio da Fonte Nova. A Norte a Cidade e a Sul o Forte de Santa Luzia.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Elvas, Portugal

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A:

door Vitor Rei, 410 hier vandaan

B: Elvas cidade fortificada

door Vitor Rei, 450 hier vandaan

Elvas cidade fortificada

C:

door Vitor Rei, 550 hier vandaan

D:

door Vitor Rei, 690 hier vandaan

E: Elvas Castelo 2

door Vitor Rei, 700 hier vandaan

Elvas Castelo 2

F:

door Vitor Rei, 740 hier vandaan

G: Elvas Aqueduct

door Adelino Chapa, 1.1 hier vandaan

O aqueduto de Elvas começou a ser construído em 1537, por ordem do Rei D.João III de Portugal, para m...

Elvas Aqueduct

H:

door Vitor Rei, 1.2 hier vandaan

I: Puerta Palma en Badajoz

door Jero Morales, 15.9 hier vandaan

Puerta Palma en Badajoz

J: Plaza Alta Badajoz

door Lorenzo Valles Vila, 16.6 hier vandaan

The High Place of Badajoz (Extremadura, Spain), recently rehabilitated, was during several centuries ...

Plaza Alta Badajoz

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Dit is een overzicht van Elvas, Portugal

The site, extensively fortified from the 17th to 19th centuries, represents the largest bulwarked dry-ditch system in the world. Within its walls, the town contains barracks and other military buildings as well as churches and monasteries. While Elvas contains remains dating back to the 10th century ad, its fortification began when Portugal regained independence in 1640. The fortifications designed by Dutch Jesuit padre Cosmander represent the best surviving example of the Dutch school of fortifications anywhere. The site also contains the Amoreira aqueduct, built to enable the stronghold to withstand lengthy sieges.

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