Skip to content

<

Anta de Aguiar [Viana do Alentejo]

A cache by tirapicos team Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/26/2008
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


Anta de Aguiar

Anta1

Monumento megalítico conserva ainda o corredor, a câmara funerária e a lage de cobertura ainda que tombada.

Local estratégico nas rotas do sul por méritos próprios se tornou Viana do Alentejo um centro de concorridas romagens, escolha de reis para Cortes e Tratados, domínio cobiçado por famílias de primeira linhagem.

Aos belos e ricos atributos com que a natureza a dotou, acrescentaram-lhe os homens um património monumental digno de visita e contemplação.

Mostruário de épocas e estilos, nele predomina a arquitectura sacra, ou não fosse, durante séculos, o culto da Senhora d’Aires motor das mais floridas romagens que buscavam o sul do pais.

 Anta

Aguiar Dolmen

This megalithic monument still has its passage, its funeral chamber and its capstone tough this has fallen.

Viana do Alentejo has become a centre for extremely popular pilgrimages due to its strategic position, routes leading south. It was chosen by kings to set up their courts and sign treaties and was an area sought by the best families.

Together with the natural beauties of the region, we must considerer the heritage in monuments that men have built over the years. Viana do Alentejo is a showcase of different styles, with special emphasis on religious art, as devotion to Nossa Senhora D’Aires was the focus of one of the most impressive pilgrimages in the South of Portugal.

 

Additional Hints (No hints available.)



Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.