Portugal - Leiria Castle

Postcard from Leiria, Portugal - Castle.
Leiria is a lovely city situated in the centre of Portugal, by the river Lis and the river Lena.
The Leiria’s Castle is one of the most important monuments in this city.
The construction of the Leiria Castle was ordered by the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, to establish a defensive line against the Moors, yet the wars with Galicia gave some advantage to the Moors and, for two times, they were able to take over Leiria.
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