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Uma parte das muralhas da Fortaleza de Valen蓷, Alto-Minho, com vista para o centro hist鏎ico e a parte mais moderna da cidade. rnValen蓷 a principal pra蓷-forte de fronteira a norte de Portugal, na fronteira com Espanha, desempenhou um papel muito importante na defesa do territ鏎io deste o s嶰ulo XII, tendo sofrido ataques, ao longo dos s嶰ulos, em momentos de crise na Hist鏎ia de Portugal, nomeadamente na Guerra da Restaura誽o da Independ瘽cia no s嶰ulo XVII, Invas髊s Napole鏮icas, no in獳io do s嶰ulo XIX, e durante as Guerras Liberais, s嶰ulo XIX.rnA povoa誽o original situa-se numa eleva誽o, na margem esquerda do rio Minho, defronte da cidade de Tuy (Galiza, Espanha), rodeada por v嫫ios n癉eis de muralha. rnA fortaleza sofreu grandes transforma踥es no s嶰ulo XVII, modernizando-se e adaptando-se 跴 novas necessidades de defesa b幨ica, segundo padr髊s arquitect鏮icos franceses. Hoje, ainda, bem vis癉el todo o complexo militar que albergava centenas de soldados.

The walls of the Fortress of Valen蓷, Alto-Minho, overlooking the historic center and the most modern part of the city.rnValen蓷 is one fortress in the north of Portugal, on the border with Spain, played a very important role in defending the territory of the 12th century, having suffered attacks, in moments of crisis in the History of Portugal - the War of the Restoration of Independence in the 17th century, Napoleonic Invasions and the Liberal Wars, 19th century.rnThe old town is on the elevation, on the left side of the Minho River, the other side we can see the town of Tuy (Galicia, Spain), surrounded by several levels of wall.rnThe fortress had the transformations in the 17th century, modernizing and adapting to the new needs of war defense - French architecture. Today, it's possible to visit the military complex.

La forteresse de Valen蓷, Alto Minho, vue sur le centre historique et la partie la plus moderne de la ville.rnValen蓷 est le principal bastion de la fronti鋨e au nord du Portugal, la fronti鋨e avec l'Espagne. Elle a jou un r犨e tr鋊 important dans la d嶨ense du territoire depuis le XIIe si鋃le, elle a souffert beaucoup d'attaques au cours des si鋃les, notammemt dans la Guerre de la Restauration de l'Ind廧endance au XVIIe si鋃le, les invasions napol廩niennes, au d嶵ut du XIXe si鋃le, et pendant les guerres lib廨ales, au dix-neuvi鋗e si鋃le.rnLa ville originale se situait sur la colline, sur la rive gauche du fleuve Minho, en face de la ville de Tuy (Galice, Espagne), et entour de plusieurs niveaux de murailles.rnLa forteresse a consid廨ablement chang au XVIIe si鋃le, s'adaptatant aux nouveaux besoins de la guerre, selon l'influence de l'architecture militaire fran蓷ise. Aujourd'hui, c'est possible de visiter le complexe militaire qui abritait des centaines de soldats.r

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  • Copyright: maria margarida (magui) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 150 W: 0 N: 132] (630)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2017-01-02
  • Categories: 建築
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  • Date Submitted: 2017-01-07 8:58
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