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Portugal

Portugal Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

Population: 10,584,344

Calling code: +351

Currency: Euro (EUR)

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Portugal

 

Alcobaça Monastery

 

Alcobaça Monastery is a Roman Catholic abbey situated in Alcobaça, Leiria District. It was found in 1153 by Afonso I Henriques.

Almourol Castle

 

Medieval Almourol Castle in Vila Nova de Barquinha parish was constructed on a site of an ancient Roman citadel.

Arraiolos Castle

 

Arraiolos Castle is a round medieval citadel in a city of Arraiolos, Évora District in Portugal.

Batalha Monastery

 

Catholic Batalha Monastery or Mosteiro Santa Maria da Vitória was constructed to commemorate Portuguese victory over its enemies.

Conímbriga

 

Conímbriga is the largest and most sophisticated Ancient Roman settlement in Portugal. It is situated 2 km South of Condeixa- a- Nova.

Convent of the Order of Christ

 

Convent of the Order of Christ in Tomar is a Catholic abbey that was originally constructed as a castle for Templar knights.

Evoramonte Castle

 

Medieval Evoramonte Castle became famous as a signing site that ended a Portugues Civil War in the 19th century.

Lisbon

 

Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal and also the capital of the country. It numbers over half a million in population and covers a large area, however its historic centre is what usually draws thousands of tourists here.

Monserrate Palace

 

The Monserrate Palace is a former palatial villa located near a town of Sintra in Portugal. It was build in 1858 for English baronet Sir Francis Cook.

Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

 

Mosteiro dos Jeronimos is one of the largest religious complexes of Roman Catholic Church in Lisbon and certainly one of the most visited one.

Obidos

 

Medieval town of Obidos situated in Oeste Subregion is most famous for its impressive fortified citadel that stands on a site of much older ancient Roman citadel.

Sintra National Palace

 

Close proximity of Sintra National Palace to Lisbon and its designation as an World Heritage Site makes it one of the most visited tourist destinations in Portugal.

Palmela Castle

 

Medieval Palmela Castle is a former Araba fortress that saw actions for most of its long history till it was badly damaged by an earthquake.

Pena National Palace

 

Pena National Palace is without a doubt one of the most picturesque and unique residence in Portugal and all of Europe.

Queluz National Palace

 

Queluz National Palace is a magnificent 18th century Portuguese estate in Queluz, Lisbon District.

Sabugal Castle

 

Medieval Sabugal Castle was constructed in the 13th century on a hill overlooking crossing of Côa river.

Santa Maria da Feira Castle

 

Santa Maria da Feira Castle is a medieval fortress that protects an ancient settlement that existed here since the pre- Roman times.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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