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Torre da Princesa - Braganca

Torre da Princesa - Braganca

The Torre da Princesa is one of 15 towers making up the battlements of Braganca castle.

Story has it that story tells that Leonor, wife of the 4th Duke of Bragança, was imprisoned there after accusations of adultery. Her enraged husband would later have her stabbed to death in his palace in Vila Viçosa.

photo: IPPA/António Sacchetti