Miradouro do Núcleo de Casas Típicas

Historic Building, Museum, Tourist Office and Viewing Point in

Miradouro Do Núcleo De Casas Típicas
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The typical houses of Santana, with their distinctive triangular shape, wooden structure, vibrant colors, and thatched roofs, serve as an iconic symbol of the Madeira archipelago, renowned globally. Nestled in the viewpoint area of the Núcleo de Casas Típicas, adjacent to Santana City Hall, this site offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore this cultural heritage while enjoying breathtaking scenery.

Created with the primary goal of preserving this historical legacy, the Núcleo de Casas Típicas allows visitors to acquaint themselves with these traditional houses, thoughtfully adapted to the contemporary context. Inside, a variety of local, traditional, and artisanal products are available for purchase, adding to the immersive experience.

Beyond the charm of the typical houses, the Núcleo de Casas Típicas viewpoint unveils a mesmerizing panorama. Positioned amidst a garden adorned with vibrant hues, this observatory provides a privileged vantage point for admiring the lush green fields of Santana, interspersed with the distinctive houses of the city. A visit to this area becomes a journey into the heart of Santana’s natural beauty and cultural heritage.

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Visiting Miradouro do Núcleo de Casas Típicas

Address: Miradouro do Núcleo de Casas Típicas, Avenida 25 de Maio, Santana, Portugal
Duration: 20 minutes

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