A centre of learning, par excellence, the University of Coimbra was founded in 1290 and is one of the oldest in Europe, and was classified World heritage site by UNESCO; this classification includes also the Uptown and Sofia Street.Founded in 1290 (...)
The creation of the University of Évora dates back to the sixteenth century when in 1450 the Cardinal D. Henrique, 1st Archbishop of Évora, with the consent of King João III, ordered the construction of a building to house the (...)
A watch tower which was part of the system for defending the entrance to the Tagus estuary.The tower is in a poor state of repair, but maintains its original structure and is classified as a building of public interest.
Quinta da Abicada estate - Roman archaeological stationA Roman villa with two peristyles – one hexagonal and the other square-shaped – and mosaic pavements. This archaeological station has supplied artefacts from the 1st century to the 2nd century. (...)
Opulent villa of the Roman Empire whose occupation lasted during late antiquity and the early centuries of islamic domain. It is still possible to perceive the architectural aspect of the villa from the early 4th century, with the luxurious (...)
Located in the parish of Bárrio, in the municipality of Alcobaça, the roman villa of Parreitas is an archaeological site located near to the Lagoon of Pederneira. Architectural remains found in this site demonstrate that an ancient settlement (...)
Roman Villa of Pisões"Villa" with collection of artefacts from the 1st century B.C. to the Visigoth era. Partial excavations have been made in the residential section of the villa ("pars urbana"), composed by over 40 rooms centred around a small (...)
Roman Villa of São CucufateRoman villa from the 1st century, that was altered in the first half of the 2nd century and destroyed in the 4th century in order to be replaced by the building that is still visible today. During the Middle Ages, the (...)
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