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Date: Medieval.

Description: The Torre da Princesa is a rectangular structure, attached to the castle wall on the north side, what remains of the Palace of the mayor or Governor of the square.

State of conservation: good

Legends and traditions: this tower is the subject of many legends; all have in common the central character, the Princess, and the plot, a forbidden love. One told by Julio Gil, says that this tower was the prison of a Moorish Princess (…) ‘ to prevent and punish her love with a christian, as she continues to repudiate the groom imposed by his father, she was handed over to the executioner’.

Source: Património dos Concelhos da Terra Fria Concelho de Bragança VOLUME I

Castelo de Bragança
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