Urban Center of Oliveira de Azeméis

Oliveira de Azeméis

Going around the historical centre of Oliveira de Azeméis, it is possible to look at  the Parish Church, in baroque style from the beginning  of the  XVIII  century, the Milestone that marked the twelfth  mile of the militar road that connected  Coimbra to Gaia,  “Casa dos Sequeira  Monterroso”,  one of the 23 changes  that the “malaposta” (mail coach) had to do on the  way Lisbon-Porto,  “Casa de Bento
Carqueja”, one of the largest benefactors of Oliveira de Azeméis,  Town Hall, monuments to Bento Carqueja  and Ferreira de Castro,  “Casa dos Côrte-Real”, a manor-house  of the XVII, “Casa Museu Regional de Oliveira de Azeméis”,  Fountain of Martyr   and “Casa de Brasileiro” of  Manuel Brandão . The Park and the chapel of La Salette, located on a knoll  that once was named "Outeiro do Castro” or “Calvário" deserve a visit. This Park is a excellent place for leisure, in  a  pleasant and green scenery that covers the entire hill  and provides excellent viewpoints. In the ancient “Casa das Heras “ is the “Berço Vidreiro”  which promotes the glass history in Oliveira de Azeméis  through the live production   and commercialization. A visit to the ”Berço Vidreiro”  let us get to know  how the glass was produced  and which  techniques are  used, as well as the importance of the activity in the municipality since  that,  in the XV century, it was created  here the first glass factory in the country.


Location: Oliveira de Azeméis
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