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Rua Sao Joao da Corujeira, Elvas 7350-081, Portugal
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Beautiful setting

Like another one of the views, it wasn't the easiest place to find walking around the quaint little... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Andy C
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Beautifully kept cemetery

A solemn reminder of the shared history between the Portuguese and the British. We have been allies... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Mo A
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Rua Sao Joao da Corujeira, Elvas 7350-081, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Like another one of the views, it wasn't the easiest place to find walking around the quaint little residential lanes in the town and I nearly gave up. Very pleased I didn't and I spent more time there than I would have imagined. I love...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A solemn reminder of the shared history between the Portuguese and the British. We have been allies for over 600 years.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

It took us some time to find this tiny memorial garden with fabulous views over the surrounding countryside but I'm very glad we did. I wanted to come here because of my interest as an author in the history of the peninsular war in this...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Lasting 6 years , marching 6000 miles, 40000 dead the Peninsular War was a very significant campaign for the British Army.Here at Elvas lies a moving memorial to the men of Wellingtons Army. Well worth the walk up , the castle is very interesting. Quo...More

1  Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Well worth a visit to remind us Brits of how long were have been allies of Portugal (since 15thC) and of the battles fought hereabouts together and lives lost. If we had not prevailed in the Peninsular Wars Europe would be a very different place...More

3  Thank Lewis_the_Barman
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This cemetary is certainly worth a visit for anyone who is interested in the Peninsular War. It is beautifully kept and a delightful place to sit quietly in the cool gardens and contemplate what happened 200 years ago on these plains.

2  Thank MalagaMonty
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