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  1. Martins Sarmento Museum

    Martins Sarmento Museum

    Interesting carvings on the columns of the cloister.
  2. Martins Sarmento Museum

    Martins Sarmento Museum

    Archaeological items are displayed in a Gothic cloister of the 14th century convent of Sao Domingos.
  3. Martins Sarmento Museum

    Martins Sarmento Museum

    Archaeological museum in Guimaraes, named after the archaeologist who excavated Citania de Briteiros.
  4. Pauline

    Portugal Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros was an Iron Age settlement first inhabited more than 2000 years ago. The settlement was protected by four ramparts, enclosing neighborhoods, public areas, livestock areas, paved roads, and two bath structures. The archaeological site has a total area of 24 hectares, and...
  5. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    From the Citania you can see the Sameiro Sanctuary. This photo from the Sanctuary looks across the valley to the Citania.
  6. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The bath complex is located down the hill.
  7. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Steve and Jonathan.
  8. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The large council house.
  9. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The main settlement at the top of the hill.
  10. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Interesting triangle shaped stones in the walls.
  11. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Stone implements.
  12. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Stone implements.
  13. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Reconstructed stone houses.
  14. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Reconstructed stone houses.
  15. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Road leading to main part of village on the hilltop.
  16. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The closest rampart.
  17. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Looking down the hill you can see some of the four ramparts that surrounded the village.
  18. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The wealthy people lived at the top of the hill and their houses opened out onto this street.
  19. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Intersection of roads.
  20. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Family compounds.
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