Cidade Antiga, Old Town, Penamacor, Castelo Branco, Central Portugal

Penamacor Old Town and Jewish Quarter

Penamacor is a small town with many historic gems at the heart of it’s Cidade Antiga, the Old Town and Bairro Judeu, Jewish Quarter.  As Penamacor is a border town, only 12 km from Spain, a large number of Jewish people settled here after the Spanish expulsion of 1492 and their influence on this Portuguese town […]