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The Tagus river reflects the beauty of the castle of Almourol, bristling with towers and battlements, built in 1171 by Gualdim Pais, Master of the Order of the Templars, on the same site that a Roman castle on a rocky islet covered with trees and cactus . Its romantic setting has been given to many legends.

The double wall, flanked by ten cylindrical towers, is dominated by a square keep which offers a panorama platform over the river seductive and its shores.


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El rio Tajo refleja la belleza del castillo de Almourol, erizado de torres y almenas, levantada en 1171 por Gualdim Pais, maestre de la orden de los Templarios, en el mismo emplazamiento que un castillo romano, sobre un islote rocoso cubierto de árboles y cactus. Su romántico entorno se ha prestado a numerosas leyendas.

La doble muralla, flanqueada por diez torres cilíndricas, está dominada por una torre del homenaje cuadrada cuya plataforma ofrece un panorama seductor sobre el rio y sus orillas.

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Viewed: 2019
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Additional Photos by Luis Garcia (adramad) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6727 W: 5 N: 11567] (52850)
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