Monsaraz

A pre-historic village, rich in historical sites such as megalithic monuments, medieval ruins, and religious buildings.

Monsaraz is a civil parish (freguesia) and municipal seat of the municipality of the Reguengos de Monsaraz, on the right margin of the Guadiana River in Portuguese Alentejo region, near its border with Spain. Due to its geographic position, the hilltop of Monsaraz always occupied an important place in the history of the municipality, having been occupied by different peoples since the pre-historical record. It is one of the oldest Portuguese settlements of the southern Portugal, occupied since pre-history. Monsaraz is home to some incredible architecture, including prehistoric, civic, military, and religious.
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