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"Belmonte" Top 5 Page for this destination Portugal Off The Beaten Path Tip by ncfg

Portugal Off The Beaten Path: 322 reviews and 400 photos

 
 

Belmonte, 27 km south of Guarda, is the birthplace of Pedro Alvares Cabral, who discovered Brazil in 1500.
It is a beautiful town with lots of monuments to see, specially the Castle and the old churches. You can find there as well a Synagogue.
Belmonte was officially recognised as a municipality in 1199.

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  • Written Mar 20, 2004
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