Photographer's Note

Tomar history goes back to the eleven hundreds when land in the area was given to the Knights of the Temple of Jerusalem by the then Queen Dona Teresa and her son Dom Alfonso Henriques. The castle built than defended central Portugal until the 17th century.
The castle seen throughout the town, here from an alley in the old town, along with a bell-tower of the Igreja de São João Baptista (Church of St. John the Baptist), 15th century built.


Location on map: 39.6042,-8.4134

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Additional Photos by Ike Harel (ikeharel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12322 W: 615 N: 23200] (98790)
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