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    The Santiago Route - Braga
    The administrative capital of a province that covered regions including Galicia and the Minho and one of oldest bishopdoms, Braga forms the beginning of one of the Routes of Santiago. This was once a matter of great rivalry as in the 11th century, (...)

  2. A aldeia de Soajo
Photo: Paulo Magalhães
    The village of Soajo
    Small houses built of granite blocks line the stone streets, leading the visitor to the square where the unusual pillory stands, a National Monument since 1910. A friendly anthropomorphic face, carved on the pillory and crowned with a triangle (...)

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    The Yule-Log
    In the heart of Portugal, in the inland region, Christmas is marked by the ceremony known as the "burning of the yule-log", on Christmas Eve night. This ceremony is particularly popular in the area stretching from Trás-os-Montes to the Alto (...)

  4. Torre de Controlo do Tráfego Marítimo
    Torre de Controlo do Tráfego Marítimo
    Erected on a flat plot of land next to the River Tagus without any other nearby constructions, the Maritime Traffic Control Tower of the Port of Lisbon, in Algés, is a 38-metre high building whose visual impact is enhanced due to its inclination (...)

  5. Torres das Amoreiras
    Torres das Amoreiras
    Designed by the architect, Tomás Taveira, Amoreiras Shopping Center was inaugurated in September 1985, leaving a definitive mark on Lisbon's landscape. Amoreiras - as it is affectionately known by Lisboners - was the first large central urban (...)

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    Torres Vedras carnival
    Torres Vedras carnival maintains a strong traditional component, constituted by 13 large-scale allegorical floats, groups of masked revellers, typical figures wearing large carved heads, giant figures, and Zés Pereiras drumming groups, with (...)

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    Treasury of the Sé Cathedral
    After the sacristy and upper cloister, we encounter the Museum of Sacred Art of the Sé cathedral in Viseu which occupies various rooms, including the elegant and ancient Chapter room. Decorated in an 18th century style, the room has a ceiling (...)

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    University of Coimbra - Private Examinations Hall
    This room was remodelled in 1701 by José Cardoso, the master builder in charge of the works at the University, and by José Ferreira de Araújo, who painted the ceiling with exuberant decorative features.On the walls we can see the portraits of the (...)

  9. Vhils / Pixel Pancho
Place: Lisboa
    Vhils / Pixel Pancho
    Location: Jardim do Tabaco, Av. Infante D. Henrique, LisboaAlexandre Farto, who also signs as Vhils, has developed a unique visual language based on the aesthetic of vandalism derived from his background in illegal graffiti. He removes the outer (...)

  10. Visita da Guarda
    Visiting Guarda
    How about beginning your tour on Rua Infante D. Henrique in front of the Tourism Office. Cross the José Lemos garden, the former medieval Rossio, where fairs were once held. On the left, there is the imposing granite structure of the Convent of São (...)


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