Silves is a town on the banks of the Arade River in the region of Algarve, Portugal.
The town of Silves was possibly founded during the times of Roman domination, between 700 and 1200 Moors ruled here and Silves was one of the most important towns of Algarve. During this period, a castle / fortress defending the whole region was built in Silves. The castle has been preserved to this day, in the courtyard is a well with a depth of 60 m and cisterns to collect rainwater which were so effective they were used until the 1920s. Castle walls surround the area of 12,000 square meters, a part of the courtyard was changed into gardens.
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COSTANTINO (69660) 2017-02-21 12:58
Hello dear friend and have a nice time
and a happy new day
simple but nice postcard remitted from
you to all of us presenting Silves a town
on the banks of the Arade River in Portugal
I love your composition indeed
excellent chosen point of view
holmertz (59142) 2017-02-21 13:09
The garden would need a lot more trees to provide the necessary shade and create a cosy atmosphere. But the colours of this view are stunning and the castle provides a fine background.
Fis2 (106408) 2017-02-21 13:42
Ciekawy park, piêkna budowla w tle.
Dobry kadr i kompozycja.
Kolorystyka robi wrazenie.
Super swiatlo i ostrosc.
carlo62 (54986) 2017-02-21 14:23
splendida vista dell'interno di questo castello, vedo che ci stavano ancora lavorando, immagino che adesso sia ancora più bello.
Sembra molto ampio e la trasformazione in giardino è senza dubbio un'ottima soluzione.
lousat (97585) 2017-02-21 14:45
Hi Ryszard,a very nice view on the castle in background,but the garden are terribles,i don't like this modern works,now it seems a game park for childrens..ehehe..interesting note and the usual top quality capture! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
jemaflor (103133) 2017-02-21 23:28
Nice view taken with a pleasant sun light, interesting architecture, I like the curve and these warm colors.
dkmurphys (64573) 2017-02-21 23:51
Very beautiful park behind the old walls. A lovely place, well taken.
emka (106772) 2017-02-21 23:55
fajnie zrobiony ogród na dziedzińcu ruin zamku. Ciekawe te ceglane przejścia i ładna roslinność.
papagolf21 (109312) 2017-02-22 0:48
Bonjour, cher Ryszard,
Tout est beau dans cette composition, outre l'architecture, les jardins contribuent à embellir l'ensemble.
Nicou (151064) 2017-02-22 1:57
quelle vue de ce chateau en fond avec la tour qui ressortent quelle compo et vue quelle image cette verdure tout la place en premier plan sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
snunney (106533) 2017-02-22 2:34
Excellent point of view that clearly shows us the massive fortifications and the well maintained garden area designed for relaxation. The red earthworks make a lovely contrast with the pastel blue sky and green trees. A lovely sense of animation.
Silvio1953 (152991) 2017-02-22 8:38
Ciao Ryszard, great view of fantastic castle, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
cornejo (46782) 2017-02-22 11:04
Cześć Ryszard, very good interior view of this interesting castle, very well composed and captured in this good and beautiful photograph. An interesting image, with good sharpness, depth, light, color and quality. Very good and beautiful work perfectly done, my congratulations my friend. Thank you for sharing this interesting work.
Good night and happy rest of week.
All the best from the south of Spain.
fritzi007 (12430) 2017-03-16 16:10
interessante Details von der Stadt Silves z.B. die Wasserversorgung und das Anlegen von Gärten, dein Foto ist fantastisch, sehr gute Foto Qualität, gratuliere!