Pina de Montalgrao

This artificial refrigerator or cold store is a well dug in the ground. Its retaining walls are of varying sizes, and its roof opens to allow snow in, and for ice to be extracted later. Its glory days were in long forgotten centuries, when a whole industry and way of life were constructed around these holes in the ground and ice was brought up to the torrid coastal cities during the summer months.


  • 12429 Pina de Montalgrao