Faial Windmills - Faial Island, Azores, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 38° 33.121 W 028° 37.546
26S E 358334 N 4268318
Quick Description: These two colorful traditional windmills are located on the hilltop above the town of Horta on Faial Island in the Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal.
Location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal
Date Posted: 9/14/2010 3:01:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM9PJA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 3

Long Description:
These windmills were built by Flemish colonists hundreds of years ago. Visitors can stop and climb up the stairs and go inside the old windmills. They were originally used to mill grain, but are no longer in use.
Purpose: Milling

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: Not Sure

Windmill Farm: no

Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum on Site: no

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

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