The Castle of the Knights Templar from the Old Bridge of Tomar

This set of photos of the Castle of the Knights Templar in the City of Tomar, were shot from the Old Bridge, also known as Ponte de D. Manuel (Bridge of King Manuel I). This is possibly the oldest point for crossing Nabão River from one side to the other. This bridge seems to have been built by the Romans, but later King Manuel I, ordered some repairs in 1480 and 1550 and King João V did the same in 1710. Anyway the Castle of Tomar can be perfectly seen from this ancient bridge

Old Bridge and the Castle of the Knights Templar in the City of Tomar

The Castle of the Knights Templar on top of the hill, seen from the Old Bridge of Tomar, also know as the Bridge of King Manuel (Ponte de D. Manuel). This King took great care of this bridge when it needed repairs

 

Castle of Tomar and the bridge of King Manuel in the City of Tomar

Another view of the Castle of Tomar in the distance, picture shot from Ponte de D. Manuel (Bridge of King Manuel). On the right is Nabão River and water falls can be partially seen in this picture

 

Old bridge and the Castle of the Knights Templar in Tomar, Portugal

The Old Bridge which in Portuguese is known as Ponte Velha. This ancient bridge was originally built by the Romans and in the distance is the Castle of Tomar.

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