Lagoa images

Image gallery of Lagoa: old town, aerial view, market hall, parish church, points of interest, convent, Fatacil, adega, Slide and Splash, ...


Lagoa: Aerial view

Lagoa: Aerial view

From the plane you can see that the town of Lagoa is located in the hinterlands, embedded in the fertile landscape of the so called "barrocal".

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Lagoa: Treasury

Lagoa: Treasury

The photo depicts the beautiful building of the treasury of Lagoa (Tesouraria de Finanças) and the modern town hall in the background.


Lagoa: Câmara Municipal

Lagoa: Câmara Municipal


Lagoa: Largo dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra

Lagoa: Largo dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra

The square in front of the church is named after the participants in the long colonial war (1960-74), that was ended by the Carnation Revolution in April 1974.


Lagoa: Memorial

Lagoa: Memorial

The memorial in front of the church is dedicated to the people of Lagoa, who lost their life during the colonial war.


Lagoa: Parish Church

Lagoa: Parish Church

The original church erected in the 16th. Century at an elevated position was completely destroyed by the earthquake in 1755. The new building dates back to the end of the 18th. Century.


Lagoa: Belfry

Lagoa: Belfry

The only part that survived the earthquake of 1755 is the Manueline portal below the bell tower.


Lagoa: Biblioteca Municipal

Lagoa: Biblioteca Municipal

The municipal library is situated next to the municipal archive on a square opposite the church.


Lagoa: Archivo Municipal

Lagoa: Archivo Municipal

The municipal archive is situated on the Largo dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra near the church.


Lagoa: Archivo Municipal

Lagoa: Archivo Municipal

Archivo Municipal


Lagoa: Convento de São José

Lagoa: Convento de São José

The convent has been found in the first half of the 18. Century by members of the Carmelite order of nuns.


Lagoa: Convento de S. José

Lagoa: Convento de S. José

In front of the building is a belvedere tower built on an archway over the street.


Lagoa: Convento de São José

Lagoa: Convento de São José

The bulding has been founded by the Carmelite order of nuns in the beginning of the 17th. Century.


Lagoa: Praça da Republica

Lagoa: Praça da Republica

The square is situated in the centre of the old town. On the left hand side you can see the building of the municipal market.


Lagoa: Mercado Municipal

Lagoa: Mercado Municipal

The municipal market situated on the square of the Republic was erected in 1895.


Lagoa: Mercado Municipal

Lagoa: Mercado Municipal

Interior of the market hall at noon. The fish stands have been closed and now are all clean.


Lagoa: Restaurant Chrissy's

Lagoa: Restaurant Chrissy's

This well known restaurant is situated on the Praça da Republica in front of the market hall.


Lagoa: Exhibition park

Lagoa: Exhibition park

The exhibition park of Lagoa is located on the EN125 and can be accessed via the roundabout. Every 4th Sunday there is a gypsy market held there.


Lagoa: Adega cooperativa

Lagoa: Adega cooperativa

The region around Lagoa is the largest wine producing area on the Algarve. The functional bulding of the cooperative of local wine makers is situated on the main road N125.


Lagoa: Art Gallery

Lagoa: Art Gallery

A part of the complex where the cooperative of winemakers resides, is used as an art gallery.


Lagoa: Slide & Splash

Lagoa: Slide & Splash

The water park is situated near the EN125 in Vale de Deus between Lagoa and Estombar.

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