2013-04-09

Fort of St Luzia, Elvas - Portugal (UNESCO WHS) (Postcrossing Meeting in Elvas)


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Sent by "geminiscp" from the Postcrossing Christmas Meeting in Elvas on 08/12/2012

"Within the walls, the town contains extensive barracks and other military buildings, as well as churches and monasteries, some adapted to military functions. The property includes seven components: the Historic Centre, the Amoreira Aqueduct, the Fort of Santa Luzia, and the covered way linking it to the Historic Centre, the Fort of Graça, and the Fortlets of São Mamede, São Pedro and São Domingos." In: UNESCO
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