Barbacena Castle


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Barbacena Castle

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Address: (MDN) (Castelo assaltado e invadido por Espanha) – Barbacena, Elvas, PortalegreElvas
Typologies: Points of interest | Places
Categories: Forts

Description

Constant target of harassment by the Spaniards. In 1658, the Barbacena Castle was even forced to surrender to the Duke of Ossuna. The latter would lead the enemy troops at the Battle of Castelo Rodrigo.

The Castle of Barbacena (Portuguese: Castelo de Barbacena/Fortificações de Barbacena) is a former-medieval castle/fort in the civil parish of Barbacena e Vila Fernando, municipality of Elvas in the Portuguese Alentejo, classified as a Property of Public Interest (Imóvel de Interesse Público).

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