Photographer's Note

This is another old tower in ruins, in the plains of Alentejo. Dating probably from the 15th century, it's impossible to date it correctly. It presents some Renaissance characteristics, especially inside and most probably it was built to be a military tower. It is mostly known as Alamo Tower or Camoes Tower - Alamo because it's situated in a private property called Alamo and Camões because some say there's a possibility this tower belonged to the family of Luis de Camoes, one of our most famous poets, who lived in the 16th century.
It's now a complete ruin, surrounded by a fence and cattle.

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Additional Photos by Ana Dores (adores) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5732 W: 64 N: 11349] (46979)
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