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Serpa City Gates

Serpa City Gates

The dramatic entrance to the old town of Serpa. The city walls are a mostly the work of Dom Dinis from the 12th century but some parts, including the aqueduct date back to the 11th century. © IPPAR/António Sacchetti

Serpa

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Serpa is a sleepy hilltop town in rural Alentejo. Close proximity to the Spanish border gave rise to the construction of thick town walls and a small castle, the remains of which are open to visitors. The castle is of Moorish origin, though it was...

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