Castelo dos Governadores

Castelo dos Governadores

The governor’s castle is a nice place to visit if you want to avoid the crowds of Lagos town and get an idea of the history of this area. You can see what used to be the main gate down to the harbour in Medieval times, protecting it from pirates and invasions.
Santa Maria Church

Santa Maria Church

Lagos, The Algarve

This church overlooks a square centred on a statue of Henry the Navigator. Most of it dates from the 15th and 16th centuries, although it was rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake and a fire in the 19th...

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Church of St Anthony

Church of St Anthony

Lagos, The Algarve

Housing a splendid golden chapel and fascinating Roman Empire period artefacts, this stunning church is now part of a museum, and remains among Lagos's most iconic buildings. The Baroque style walls and altar...

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Museu Municipal

Museu Municipal

Lagos, The Algarve

Museu Municipal, Lagos' town museum, has a collection of archaeological finds from the area. Exhibits include everything from sacred art and coins to Roman mosaics and a display of weapons with swords and...

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