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Chafariz das Cinco Bicas - Caldas da Rainha

Chafariz das Cinco Bicas - Caldas da Rainha

The Chafariz das Cinco Bicas (Fountain of Five Spouts) in Caldas da Rainha was built in 1748 when the town was still a popular spa resort.

The five spouts are said to represent the Pleiades - the daughters of Atlas and sea-nymph Pleione of Greek mythology.

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The origins of the spa town of Caldas da Rainha lie in a journey made by the 15th century Queen Leonor to her father-in-law’s funeral in neighbouring Batalha. Upon coming across peasants apparently bathing in...

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