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Castle
Location type: Castle
Location address: Portugal, Lisbon, Lisbon,Castelo
Number of texts: 2
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The Castle of São Jorge (Portuguese: Castelo de São Jorge; Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʃˈtɛlu dɨ sɐ̃w̃ ˈʒɔɾʒ(ɨ)]) is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic centre of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The strongly fortified citadel dates from medieval period of Portuguese history, and is one of the main tourist sites of Lisbon.

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The castle area is square-shaped and was originally completely encircled by a wall, forming a citadel. It consists of the castle some buildings (including the ruins of the Royal Palace), gardens and a large square with terraces to observe Lisbon.

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