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Monte Brasil - Parque Municipal do Relvão

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Hidden : 08/24/2011
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Parque Municipal do Relvão


* * * PORTUGUÊS * * *


O Parque Municipal do Relvão localiza-se no sopé da vertente Leste do Monte Brasil, na freguesia da Sé, no centro histórico da cidade e Concelho de Angra do Heroísmo, na Ilha Terceira, nos Açores.

Estende-se das muralhas da Fortaleza de São João Baptista até à baía de Angra do Heroísmo, em um sítio histórico, de vez que o chamado "Relvão" serviu como campo de manobras militares no contexto da Guerra Civil Portuguesa (1828-1834) e como local de castigos e de execuções por fuzilamento. Com a chegada à Terceira do conde de Vila Flor e de D. Pedro IV, o campo do Relvão passou a ser utilizado principalmente para paradas militares, onde pouco a pouco se foi formando o Exército Libertador, que partiu mais tarde para a ilha de São Miguel e desta para Desembarque do Mindelo, nos arredores da cidade do Porto. Atualmente o parque constitui-se em uma importante área de lazer, com diversos equipamentos onde se destacam quadras de volei e basquete, pista para caminhadas/corridas, parque infantil com diversos brinquedos e outros.

Este parque proporciona ainda uma excelente vista sobre a Marina e Porto Pipas.


* * * ENGLISH * * *


The Park of the Relvão is located in the foothills of the eastern slope of Mount Brazil, in the historic town of Angra Heroísmo, in Terceira, Azores.

It extends the walls of the fortress of St. João Baptista to the Bay of Angra Heroísmo, in a historic site, once called the "Relvão" served as a field of military maneuvers in the context of the Portuguese Civil War (1828-1834) and as a place of punishment and executions by firing squad. With the arrival of Conde de Vila Flor and D. Pedro IV in the island, the field of Relvão was now used mainly for military parades, where little by little was formed the Liberation Army, which later left to the island of Sao Miguel and from there to the Landing of Mindelo, on the outskirts of Porto. Currently the park is an important leisure area, with various equipment which stand out for volleyball and basketball courts, walking track / races, children's playground with various toys and others.

This park also provides an excelent view of Angra Marina and Porto Pipas.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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RAT - Ubyr vafvqr na ubyr, evtug fvqr bs bar bs gur pnaabaf.

Decryption Key

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