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City Hall: an emblematic work by Counsellor Miguel Dantas, this building was inaugurated in 1884 and was ordered built by J.P. Oliveira Martins, an illustrious politician and historian. Divino Espírito Santo Chapel: an 18th century construction that houses one of Portugal’s largest fraternities, the “Real Confraria do Divino Espírito Santo”. Casa Grande (in the Town): the current house’s origin was in another building from the 17th century, whose traces are still visible on the western façade. Paredes de Coura Pillory: IIP, restored in 1909, it includes elements from this period, as well as original ones. Old Paredes de Coura Jail Building: late 19th century construction.


Cossourado Fortified Settlement: one of the most important traces of roman culture in Northern Minho. During the excavations, many valuable artefacts were discovered. Coto de Ouro Fortification (IIP, from the Iron Age), Antas Milestones (a collection of 6 milestones), S. Pedro de Rubiães Church (MN, primitive romanesque temple from the 12th/13th century, underwent some changes during the 16th and 17th centuries), Antas Manor House (IIP, medieval origin, altered during the 18th century) and the Bridge (IIP, medieval): all in Rubiães. Chã de Lamas Megalithic Nucleus: a collection made up of 6 dolmens, in Vascões. XIX Roman Road Braga/Tui: a group of 14 milestones that constitute this road classified as MN and which crosses many of the municipality’s parishes. Ecce Homo Church: 18th century temple, located in Padornelo. Nossa Senhora da Conceição Chapel: part of the Anjos Manor House, the existing gold carvings stand out. In the parish of Ferreira. Miguel Dantas Small Palace: neoclassic style; Dr. Bernardino Machado, ex-President of the Portuguese Republic, lived here in exile. Situated in Formariz. Outeiro Manor House: the Viscondes de Peso Manor House belongs today to the City Hall. Situated in the parish of Agualonga. Romarigães Big Manor House: IIP, the classification includes the rural outhouses, the Senhora do Amparo Church and the entire property. The Amparo Manor House and Estate were made famous in Aquilino Ribeiro’s books. 


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