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National Castles Day – 7 October 2021 – Mértola Castle

Located on the top of an elongated and steep hill and articulated with an impressive belt of walls that hug the urban hull all the way to the downtown area, next to the Guadiana river, Mértola castle provided exceptional conditions for defending and controlling the surrounding territory. In the timeline, it succeeds previous fortified structures, in a structural evolution of imprecise contours, which chronologically extends from the Iron Age to the Almohad fortress that the knights of Santiago conquered in 1238. Ler mais National Castles Day – 7 October 2021 – Mértola Castle

‘Consequências na Matéria’ (‘Consequences in Matter’) exhibition by Sofia Beça

Sofia Beça, ceramic sculptor, is exhibiting her work in Mértola for the first time. Her work, although rooted in sculpture and ceramics, assumes itself as multiform and calls upon the visual arts in a comprehensive manner, breaking the boundaries of the discipline. Ler mais ‘Consequências na Matéria’ (‘Consequences in Matter’) exhibition by Sofia Beça

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