Redevelopments for Sale in Guimaraes, Portugal - £236,353

Guimaraes, Braga, Portugal

Property ID: 12669025

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Price £236,353
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Sector Commercial
Type Redevelopments

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Property Description

The city of Guimarães and is historically associated with the foundation of the Portuguese nationality and identity. Guimarães (among other towns) precedes and prepares the foundation of Portugal, known as "The Cradle of the Portuguese Nation". Here took place in 1128 the major political and military events that would lead to independence and the birth of a new nation. For this reason, is enrolled in one of the towers of the old city wall "Portugal was born here," historical and cultural reference for residents and national visitors.
Largo do Toural
Considered today as the heart of the city, in the seventeenth century was a broad extramural along the main by-ta village, where they performed the show of cattle and other various products. In 1791 the Board remain the ground next to the wall to building buildings, which were made later depending plant possibly coming from Lisbon, and if so determined, the beginning of the slow transformation of Guimaraes. In the second half of the century is built the Public Garden, surrounded by an iron railing, which opens this space in 1878 for an urban furniture framed in the new iron architecture is created:. Bandstand, urinals, benches and lamps. With the establishment of the Republic the Public Garden is transferred to another location, then placed in the center of Guimaraes statue of Afonso Henriques. Some years later this is going to Castle Park and is replaced by a fine Artistic Source. Currently, a result of the intervention conducted in 2011, turned a Renaissance fountain three bowls, originally placed in Guimaraes in 1583, and-since moved to Largo Martins Sarmento between 1873 and 2011

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