Inaugurated in September 2009, the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego is the result of the combined efforts and strong determination shown by both the Cascais Municipal Council and the artist herself, who lived for a long time in Estoril. The museum (...)
In 1993, Lisbon Council founded the Casa Fernando Pessoa in the building in which the poet lived during the last years of his life. Fernando Pessoa is regarded as one of the world's greatest poets.The aim of this institution is to encourage the (...)
The museum’s collection consists above all of the ceramics produced over the years at the Bordalo Pinheiro Ceramics Factory, containing originals and copies of pieces designed and made by the artist in the late 19th century.
The Castelo de São Jorge is one of Lisbon’s most distinctive monuments, being situated on the city’s highest hill.The oldest known fortification at this spot dates from the 2nd century BC, although some of the remains found here date from as far (...)
Winding over two ridges of the Serra de Sintra, the Moorish Castle dates back to the early days of the Moorish occupation of the Peninsula - the 8th Century.After various attempts it was definitively taken by Dom Afonso Henriques in 1147, and there (...)
The museum has a valuable collection of 20 and 21 C Portuguese art, including painting, sculpture, drawings, photographs and engravings, and also contains the most representative collection of works by Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918). It also (...)
Centro de Interpretação da Batalha de Aljubarrota - CIBA
The Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre (CIBA) is a project that has been developed by the Fundação da Batalha de Aljubarrota in order to protect and enhance the heritage of the Military Camp of São Jorge.Located in the village of São Jorge, (...)
Capuchos Convent, also known as Santa Cruz or the Cork Convent, was built in 1560 by Dom Álvaro de Castro, in fulfilment of a vow by his father, Dom João de Castro, who was Viceroy of India. Its tiny cells, little chapel, refectory and other (...)
Archaeological Site of Freixo - TongobrigaThe ruins of the Roman city of Tongobriga lie under the village of Santa Maria do Freixo, in the municipality of Marco de Canaveses. They are dispersed around 15 hectares of area classified as a National (...)
Sagres or the Promontorium Sacrum. This location evokes the memory of the Infante D. Henrique and the Portuguese discoveries. The southwesternmost point in the European continent, was already referred to in antiquity as the Promontorium Sacrum, (...)
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