Photographer's Note

Elvas is one of the most emblematic cities in the Alentejo region, former quarter-city, is the largest fortress city in the world, and was the most important stronghold on the Portuguese border - Since 2012, the city and its fortifications have been classified as Heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site - The historic center, Islamic, medieval and seventeenth century walls, the forts of Santa Luzia and Graça, 3 forts and the Aqueduct of Amoreira constitute the largest bastioned fortification in the world - video of the site at:

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Additional Photos by Joao Correia (sogal) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 1227] (1846)
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