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Citania de Briteiros

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Name:
Citania de Briteiros
Continent:
EUROPE
Alt Name:
 -
Country:
Portugal
Period:
Iron Age
Sub-Region:
Southern Europe
Date:
200BC - 101BC
City/Town:
Guimaraes
Figure:
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Resorts:
Guimaraes,
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Citania de Briteiros history

Citania de Briteiros is a Portuguese archaeological site containing the ruins of an ancient settlement. In fact, dating back to the second century BC, Citania de Briteiros was home to a people known as part of the castro culture, named as such because the high areas on which they settled where known as "castros".

Today, visitors can see the remains of Citania de Briteiros Iron Age hillfort, circular homes and a cremation furnace. There’s also a small exhibition of excavated finds.

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contact details

Address: Route N309, 4805 Guimarães, Portugal

Phone: Contact local tourist office

visitor information

Directions to Citania de Briteiros:
Located in northern Portugal, approx 17km east of Braga.

Citania de Briteiros opening times and ticket prices:

Links:
http://www.visitportugal.com/NR/exeres/D8FF253B-9AF6-446B-AE63-395B330E6E1F,frameless.htm
http://citania.csarmento.uminho.pt/default.asp?language=2

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