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The Vibrant City of Porto, Portugal

2 December 2023

Porto is a historically rich city located in northern Portugal. It is considered one of the oldest cities in Europe with historically remembered as a point of trade. The city was occupied by Romans, Moors, and Celtic people who are considered the original inhabitants.The city is built along River Douro and extends to the western side of the Atlantic Ocean. The different inhabitants of the city are seen in the vibrant culture of the city as well as the architecture. You experience the culture and have different views of the town as you go through the narrow streets that lead to the river.The steep slope of the city will make you break a sweat but the experience is worth it. Throughout your walk, you will have invitations to cute small restaurants that make local delicacies as well as the famous Porto wine.Occasionally on different turns, you will discover amazing singers who will serenade you with famous ballads and give you a reason to stay one more night. Along the river, there are several restaurants ready to give you a taste of Porto while you rest from your walk enjoying the beautiful view of the river.At the end of your trip here, you will leave historically enriched, culturally experienced, and gastronomically satisfied.
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Monserrate Palace and Gardens
Visit the luxurious gardens and greenhouses, bridges, statues, waterfalls and fountains that make Monserrate one of the must-visit places on your stay in Lisbon. https://www.visitlisboa.com/see-do/sightseeing-activities/museums-monuments/monserrate-palace-and-gardens
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
The Jerónimos Monastery was proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. This notable 16th century work of architecture became part of Portuguese identity and culture. https://www.visitlisboa.com/see-do/sightseeing-activities/museums-monuments/mosteiro-dos-jeronimos
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Ribeira das Naus
One of Lisbon’s latest must-visit places. This river beach, with its broad steps, attracts locals and tourists in search of hot sun tempered by the breeze of the river. https://www.visitlisboa.com/see-do/sightseeing-activities/attractions/ribeira-das-naus
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Alfama

28 June 2023

В районе Alfama, который самый старейший район Лиссабона, попали на фестиваль святого Мигеля. У меня есть подозрение, что святой Мигель - всего лишь повод для португальцев
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Квартира в Лиссабоне

27 June 2023

Airbnb квартира в Лиссабоне. Классическая отделка фасада плиткой, кстати вопрос, насколько это практично Очень узкие и неудобные лестницы, ступенки размером в пол ступни, все время балансировали, чтобы не упасть Пили портвейн на крыше. Портвейн в португалии неплохой
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Монастырь Джеронимо

28 June 2023

Церковь и монастырь святого Джеронимо 16-го века. Отсюда Васко Да Гама отправлялся в путешествия, совешать свои великие географические открытия
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Porto historical centre
Porto, a World Heritage Site, is an old, intense and authentic city of an exquisite architectural and landscape value. Visit its historical centre and enjoy a glass of one of the most appreciated wines in the world. http://visitportoandnorth.travel/Porto-and-the-North/Visit/Artigos/Port-wine-cellars-and-Porto-s-historical-centre
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Stock Exchange Palace
A National Monument, the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) is the property and headquarters of the Commercial Association of Porto. It was designed by Joaquim da Costa Lima in a neoclassical style in 1842. http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1781
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The Military Museum of Porto
The Military Museum of Porto (Museu Militar do Porto) is housed in a 19th century building in the Bonfim district of Porto, in what was formerly the headquarters of the feared secret police - PIDE (Polícia Internacional e de Defesa do Estado) during the time of Salazar and the Estado Novo (New State). https://www.portugalvisitor.com/portugal-museums/porto-museumilitar
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Religious Art Museum
Located in a 16th century palace, the former residence of the Bishops of Funchal, it is one of the oldest and most well preserved museums in Funchal. http://www.visitmadeira.pt/en-gb/what-to-do/culture/pesquisa/religious-art-museum
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The Municipal Garden of Funchal
The Municipal Garden of Funchal, also known as Dona Amélia Garden, is located where the Convent of Saint Francis once stood. Here, you will find flora from Madeira and of many other parts of the World. http://www.visitmadeira.pt/en-gb/resultados-de-pesquisa/resultados-pesquisa-detalhe/funchal-municipal-garden
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The National Palace
The gothic styled Palácio Nacional de Sintra is situated in the heart of Sintra and was the most lived in royal residence, being continual used from the 15th century up until the fall of the monarchy in 1910. This is the palace that king Afonso VI (1650s) was imprisoned during his later life, as he was deemed, by his brother, too unstable to rule the country. http://www.sintra-portugal.com/guides/sintra-things-to-see.html
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The Pena Palace
The exquisite Palacio da Pena is regarded as one of the finest tourist attractions of Portugal and will be a highlight of any visit to Sintra. The vividly painted palace was commissioned in 1842, by King Ferdinand II who championed the arts, literature and music. The king wished the palace to reflect that of a scene from an opera and the extravagant Pena Palace was constructed. http://www.sintra-portugal.com/guides/sintra-things-to-see.html
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The Quinta da Regaleira
The Quinta da Regaleira is an extravagant 19th century gothic mansion that is surrounded with some of the most elaborate gardens of Sintra. The gardens are a joy to explore as they are filled with decorative fortifications, mystic religious symbols and a series of secrete passages and caves. http://www.sintra-portugal.com/guides/sintra-things-to-see.html
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Santuário do Bom Jesus do Monte

1 December 2023

The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte is a Catholic shrine located in Tenões, just outside the city of Braga in northern Portugal. Translated as "Good Jesus of the Mount," this site is a significant pilgrimage destination, distinguished by its monumental Baroque stairway ascending 116 meters (381 feet). It stands as a prominent tourist attraction in Braga.Recognizing its cultural and historical significance, the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga was officially inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site on July 7, 2019.
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Biscainhos Museum
Located in a 16th century manor house, the museum has a permanent collection of furniture, ceramics, glass and clocks displayed in situ to recreate the decor of an 18th century manor house https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/attractions/biscainhos-museum.htm
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Braga cathedral
Built between 1070 and 1093 on the remains of a Roman temple the Sé has had many facelifts over the years. The present day styling is a mixture of the Gothic and Baroque. Inside is a museum with a collection of relics https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/attractions/braga-cathedral.htm
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Guimaraes Castle
Imposing 12th century castle built on the site of earlier fortifications. The castle was the official royal residence from 1139 until the 13th century. Now classified by UNESCO, as World Heritage https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/attractions/guimaraes-castle.htm
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The Bone Chapel
The bone chapel is the most ghoulish sight of Portugal and thus one of the most memorable monuments of Evora. Inside the small chapel, the walls are lined with bones of the long-deceased, exhumed from the city's graves as the city expanded to allow further burials. http://www.evora-portugal.com/Guides/Evora-sights-attractions-sightseeing-things-to-see.html
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The Praca do Giraldo
The Praça do Giraldo is the main central plaza of Evora and is the heart of the city. The square is lined by exquisite examples of 16th century Gothic architecture, while the simplistic Igreja de Santo Antao stands at one end of the square. http://www.evora-portugal.com/Guides/Evora-sights-attractions-sightseeing-things-to-see.html
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The Roman Temple
Evora was an important Roman trading town, so it is fitting that the city's finest monument is a beautiful preserved Roman temple. The Diana Temple is regarded as the best preserved Roman structure on the Iberian Peninsula, but it has had an eventful history since Roman occupation. http://www.evora-portugal.com/Guides/Evora-sights-attractions-sightseeing-things-to-see.html
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Grao Vasco National Museum
Created in 1916 and deeply remodelled between 2001 and 2003, Grão Vasco Museum was established in the Três Escalões Palace, next to the Viseu Cathedral, where the old seminary used to be. http://www.centerofportugal.com/grao-vasco-museum/
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Viseu Cathedral
Seen from far, the towers of the cathedral are a reference point for those visiting the city of Viseu.The current cathedral was built next to an ancient Swabian-Visigoth temple possibly dating back to the 10th century during which the city was the capital to a large territory between the Douro and Mondego rivers. http://www.centerofportugal.com/viseu-cathedral-se/
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Braganca Castle
13th century citadel surrounded by 15 towers. In the centre is the 33 metre high keep, the Torre de Menagem https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/attractions/braganca-castle.htm
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Domus Municipalis
Classified as a national monument, nobody is quite sure what this unusual 12th century building was for! Built in a Romanesque style the building forms an irregular pentagon with a subterranean vaulted cistern https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/attractions/domus-municipalis.htm
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Aveiro Cathedral
The Sao Domingos Church, in Aveiro, was founded in 1423 and went on to be remodelled significantly in the 16th and 17th centuries. Located right in the heart of the city, this attractive cathedral is not to be missed as you spend your time sightseeing in and around the city centre http://www.ezportugal.com/aveiro-portugal/attractions-aveiro-portugal/cathedral-aveiro-portugal
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Aveiro Museum
Aveiro Museum is one of the centrepieces of this picturesque historical city in west-central Portugal. The museum encompasses the buildings of the Jesus Monastery, with its church, cloisters and other convent buildings, and was established as long ago as 1911. http://www.ezportugal.com/aveiro-portugal/attractions-aveiro-portugal/museum-aveiro-portugal
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The Jesus Monastery
The Jesus Monastery in Aveiro is one of the city’s most important historical buildings and is well worth a visit if you are in the city for a few days. The Jesus Monastery is located right in the heart of the city, opposite to the cathedral and close to many of the city’s major attractions, including the lagoon, Forum Aveiro, the fish market, and the lovely green, park areas. http://www.ezportugal.com/aveiro-portugal/attractions-aveiro-portugal/jesus-monastery-aveiro
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The Capela Dos Ossos
The strangest sight of Faro, which is hidden away from the main tourist route, is the Capela Dos Ossos, the bone chapel. The bones of the overcrowded cemeteries were stored in the small chapel that is located within the Carmo church complex. These bones were incorporated into the designs of the chapel, with skulls lining the walls – very strange and creepy. http://www.algarve-tourist.com/Faro-portugal-guide.html
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The Palacio de Estoi
The pink Estoi Palace is the finest example of Rococo architecture found within the Algarve, while the carefully maintained grounds contain beautiful Azulejos tiles. http://www.algarve-tourist.com/Faro-portugal-guide.html
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The Praia de Faro
The eastern edge of the Praia de Faro, easily accessible from Faro but far enough away from the summer time crowds. http://www.algarve-tourist.com/Faro/faro-beaches.html
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Igreja Velha
The Igreja Velha or old church in Portimão is well known in the city. https://www.travel-in-portugal.com/photos/igreja-velha-portimao.htm