Torre de São Paulo

Tower in Ponte de Lima

Along with the Torre da Cadeia Velha, this tower constitutes the only standing remains of Ponte de Lima's medieval walls. Note the somewhat bizarre azulejo (hand-painted-tile) image on its front wall, entitled Cabras são Senhor! (They’re goats m’lord!) – a reference to a local story in which Dom Afonso Henriques almost attacked a herd of goats, apparently mistaking them for Moors.

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