Pousada de Condeixa a Nova

Portugal / Condeixa-a-Nova / Coimbra

Pousada was from Almadas Family and was building in XVI century. From many years receive people from European nobleness. In the first half of XIX century was transformed in an inn, posterior was an orphanage to poor Childs and asylum for old age without home. Santa Cristina, which name was given to the Pousada, was a young roman girl of the outskirts of Bolsano, in the Toscânia, that after being baptized, refused to sacrifice herself to a statue of Apolo and to distribute gifts to the poor people.