Manuel Teixeira Gomes, the notable politician and writer, was born in this 19th-century building. It portrays an age when political life in Portimão was exalted. Casa Manuel Teixeira Gomes (Manuel Teixeira Gomes House) is a space for culture and art, and is part of the heritage of the city of Portimão. It evokes the life and work of a local man who became President of the Portuguese Republic. It comprises an exhibition room, document collection and a virtual centre, and literary gatherings, recitals and exhibitions take place here.