Castro Marim Historia


Castro Marim: Castle

Castro Marim: Castle

The castle of Castro Marim has been erected in the 13. Century during the reign of king D. Afonso III to protect the harbour on the mouth of the Guadiana river. In 1920 it has been classified as National Monument.


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

Chapel da Misericordia


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

Castelo Velho, the interior oldest part of the castle


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

View from the walls to the courtyard, where each year in summer a medieval spectacle and market take place.


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

View from tthe castellation to the castle yard.


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

Interior of the museum of the castle


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

Museum of the castle: documents of the history of Castro Marim


Castro Marim Castle

Castro Marim Castle

Altar in the museum of the chapel


Castro Marim: Fortress São Sebastião

Castro Marim: Fortress São Sebastião

View from the castle of Castro Marim to the castle São Sebastião, erected in the 17th. Century to protect Portugal against Spain.

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