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Cava de Viriato

Estrada Circunvalacao, 53, Viseu, Portugal
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Is this a joke?

A monument that you can't see, information that doesn't exist....for us it was just a nice-ish... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
pjm_pt
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Oeiras, Portugal
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Visit the city of Viseu.

You will find the statue on the outside of the city, the “Cava de Viriato” was a fortress... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Amazon122s
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good51%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
6 Oct 2017
“Is this a joke?”
23 Feb 2017
“Visit the city of Viseu.”
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Estrada Circunvalacao, 53, Viseu, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A monument that you can't see, information that doesn't exist....for us it was just a nice-ish walk. But still don't understand what were we supposed to have seen.

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

You will find the statue on the outside of the city, the “Cava de Viriato” was a fortress surrounded by water and located to the North of the city of Viseu, and is nominated as National Monument sins 1910. The fortress had an octagonal form...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

and see more about the surroundings, but didn't understood how I got there. But it's a beautiful monument to this heroe.

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Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is, oddly, one of the most popular monuments in Viseu. Viriato was a shepherd who lead the lusitanians in the resistance against the romans. It is said that he was born / lived in the Viseu area and made his headquarters on the grounds...More

1  Thank espm252
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

Worth seeing if you're in Viseu, but it's literally a statue and a big octagonal raised mound surrounding some farmland. It's a nice walk around the octagon, and the history is interesting.

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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Something unique. Described as an ancient earth wall Arab barracks hence its octagonal shape!it It is said that exists only one other identical octogonal earth wall barracks in Iraq. It is a notable vestige of Arab military occupation of the Iberian peninsula, (in this region,...More

6  Thank John E
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