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  1. Museu Luso-Hebraico de Abraham Zacuto - Sinagoga
Place: Tomar
Photo: José Manuel
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Luso-Hebraico de Abraham Zacuto - Sinagoga
    With a very discreet façade, like nearly all Jewish places of worship in the Christian world, the interior of the little synagogue in Tomar is a surprise. The roof is supported by 4 columns representing the mothers of Israel: Sarah, Rachel, Rebecca (...)

    Telephone: +351 249 329 814
    Fax: +351 249 329 811
    E-mail: museologia@cm-tomar.pt
    Website: http://www.cm-tomar.pt

  2. Mosteiro de Santa Cruz
    Mosteiro de Santa Cruz
    Founded outside the walls in 1131 by the Observing Canons of St. Augustine, the Mosteiro de Santa Cruz is one of the oldest and most important monuments in Coimbra. Dom Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, came here to attend the religious (...)

    Telephone: +351 239 822 941
    Fax: +351 239 822 941
    E-mail: igrejasantacruz@gmail.com
    Website: https://igrejascruz.webnode.pt/

  3. Igreja da Misericórdia de Viana do Castelo
Place: Viana do Castelo
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo
    Igreja da Misericórdia de Viana do Castelo
    The Misericórdia (Mercy) building and the church date from the 16th century. Created in 1520, the Misericórdia brotherhood developed to the extent that they decided to build the so-called “Casa das Varandas”, in the second quarter of the 16th (...)

    Telephone: +351 258 822 350
    Fax: +351 258 820 290
    E-mail: geral@scmviana.pt
    Website: http://www.scmviana.pt/contactos.html

  4. Museu de Marinha
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Marinha
    Founded by King D. Luís in 1863, 100 years later the Naval Museum was installed in part os the Jerónimos Monastery, becoming symbolically associated with the site that saw the Portuguese fleets setting out to discover the routes over the great (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 362 00 19
    Fax: +351 21 363 19 87
    E-mail: geral.museu@marinha.pt
    Website: http://ccm.marinha.pt/pt/museu

  5. Igreja de São João Baptista, Matriz de Tomar
Photo: João Paulo
    Igreja de São João Baptista, Matriz de Tomar
    Situated in the centre of Tomar, the Igreja de São João Baptista was originally built in the 15th century, but was later reconstructed in the 16th century. In 1520, the king Dom Manuel raised its status to that of a collegiate church, thus making it (...)

  6. Igreja de São Francisco - Évora
Photo: M'Ar de AR Hotels
    Igreja de São Francisco / Capela dos Ossos - Évora
    Church of São Francisco - ÉvoraOne of the striking features of the façade is a church porch with arches of different styles - a typical example of the "marriage" between Gothic and Moorish style found in so many monuments of this region in Portugal. (...)

    Telephone: +351 266 70 45 21
    Fax: +351 266 70 57 01

  7. Museu de Alberto Sampaio
Place: Guimarães
Photo: Direção Regional Cultura Norte
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Alberto Sampaio
    The Alberto Sampaio Museum was founded in 1928 to house the art and other objects belonging to the former Collegiate Church of Nossa Senhora da Oliveira and other churches and convents in Guimarães. It is situated in the heart of the old historic (...)

    Telephone: +351 253 423 910
    Fax: +351 253 423 919
    E-mail: masampaio@culturanorte.pt
    Website: http://masampaio.culturanorte.pt

  8. Museu de Aveiro
Place: Aveiro
Photo: Museu de Aveiro
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Aveiro
    New project of magnifying of the Museum, of the authorship of arquitecto Alcino Soutinho, is characterized for an architectural building modern, endowed with audience, destined room the temporary expositions, educative services, library, laboratory (...)

    Telephone: +351 234 423 297 - 234 383 188
    Fax: +351 234 421 749
    E-mail: maveiro@drcc.pt

  9. Igreja da Graça - Évora
Photo: M'Ar de AR Hotels
    Igreja da Graça - Évora
    Church of Graça - ÉvoraThe Church of Graça was built in the 16th century, during the reign of D. João III, in accordance with architectural designs by Miguel de Arruda.A unique monument, of Palladian influence, it highlights a robust character in (...)

  10. Biblioteca Joanina
Photo: Sebastião da Fonseca
    Biblioteca Joanina
    Count Raczinski wrote about this library in "Les Arts au Portugal" in the following terms: «it is the most beautiful, most richly decorated library that I have ever seen». In fact, the beautiful and noble interior of this sumptuous space, built (...)

    Telephone: +351 239 859 800
    Fax: +351 239 825 841
    Website: http://www.uc.pt


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