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  1. Dams
    Barragem de Crestuma / Lever
    Crestuma / Lever Dam Crestuma / Lever Dam is located upstream from the River Douro, in the far eastern portion of the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia.The Dam entered into operation in 1986, and is of a movable type, constituted by 9 pillars each (...)

  2. Dams
    Barragem do Alqueva
    Alqueva Dam The largest artificial lake in Europe, whose borders measure over 1000 km and which includes dozens of islands.

  3. Barragem do Castelo de Bode
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    Barragem do Castelo de Bode
    Located in the River Zêzere, in a zone of great beauty, Castelo de Bode Dam has one of the largest reservoirs in Portugal. It extends across a total distance of 60 kms, spanning the municipalities of Tomar, Abrantes, Sardoal and Ferreira do Zêzere. (...)

  4. Biblioteca Municipal (Galeria Municipal e Arquivo histórico)
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    Biblioteca Municipal (Galeria Municipal e Arquivo histórico)
    Municipal Library (Municipal Gallery and Historical Archive) Matosinhos Municipal Library's building was designed by an architect born in the city - Alcino Soutinho - who also designed the interior equipment and furniture. The library was opened (...)

  5. Biblioteca Nacional
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    Biblioteca Nacional
    The National Library was designed in 1956 by the architect, Porfírio Pardal Monteiro, who died in the following year. The work was completed by his nephew, António Pardal Monteiro.It is a grandiose building with installations considered at the time (...)

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    Bridges in the Douro estuary
    D. Maria Pia Bridge Designed by the engineer, Gustave Eiffel, this bi-articulated arched railway bridge, measuring 352.875m long and 61 m high, was inaugurated in 1877 by the Royal family. It operated until 1991, on which date the railway service (...)

  7. By car through the Upper Douro Wine Region
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    By car through the Upper Douro Wine Region
    For those wishing to take in the river by car, first prepare yourself. The constantly undulating road is narrow and twisting. However, with due care and attention, and stopping off at the sign-posted places of interest that exist all along these (...)

  8. Cabo Carvoeiro
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    Cabo Carvoeiro
    Cabo Carvoeiro is located on the far western corner of the peninsular of Peniche, in a zone of great beauty due to the curious geological formations that have been sculpted by the sea over time, such as the Nau dos Corvos, a large boulder which (...)

  9. Cabo da Roca
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    Cabo da Roca
    If you go to Sintra, you cannot afford to miss paying a visit to the westernmost point on the European mainland, the headland of Cabo da Roca.Situated at a latitude of 38º 47´ North and a longitude of 9º 30´ West, Cabo da Roca is an important (...)

  10. Cacela Velha
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    Cacela Velha
    Cacela Velha is a small coastal town in the southern reaches of the Algarve coastline. It lies in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and grew primarily during the 17th century when it formed part of the coastal defensive system and the Fort was (...)

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