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    The Caretos of Podence
    In the village of Podence, close to Macedo de Cavaleiros and 40 km from Bragança, Carnival is one of the most important events in the annual calendar. It's when the famous Caretos of Podence appear in the streets, diabolical figures that at this (...)

  2. A Judiaria de Castelo de Vide
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    The Castelo de Vide Jewish Quarter
    The best way in which to discover the Castelo de Vide Jewish Quarter is most definitely on foot. Leaving from the main D. Pedro V square, head along Rua de Santa Maria as far as the Castle. This is the perfect time to take a look around before (...)

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    The Chiado charm
    Located on one of Lisbon´s hills, the Chiado evokes the bourgeois charm of its 19th century origins. The neighbourhood was then the cultural and social heart of the city, home to the São Carlos Opera House, the São Luís and Trindade theatres, (...)

  4. A Ordem de Cister no Alto Minho
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    The Cistercian Order in the Alto Minho
    In the green and pleasant land of the Alto Minho, located nearby the great rivers that flow from East to West, in unforgettable settings, we can discover four important nuclei of Cistercian monasteries – in locations that, from the 11th century (...)

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    The Cistercian Order to the south of the river Douro
    Beginning its trajectory in Spain, the river Douro crosses Portugal from east to west, flowing into the Atlantic, next to the city of Oporto. Until construction of the railway in the 19th century, the river served as the region's main access route, (...)

  6. O Claustro da Sé de Viseu
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    The cloister of the Sé Cathedral, Viseu
    Composed by two galleries, the lower gallery dates from the Renaissance period and the upper gallery was added in the first half of the 18th century.The Renaissance Gallery is very elegant with fine proportions, including the delicate work of the (...)

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    The conquest of Lisbon
    Prior to entering the Church of the Martyrs, look over at the profile of the St George castle that stamps the horizon at the bottom of Rua Garrett, beyond the Chiado Shopping Centre. That is the very same perspective had by participants in the (...)

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    The Crib
    According to the gospels, the crib represents the stable where Jesus was born, a place that is still worshipped in Bethlehem today, at the Basilica of the Nativity.Based on the interpretation of the Old Testament by the apocryphal gospels, the (...)

  9. Paisagem Cultural de Sintra
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    The Cultural Landscape of Sintra
    In 1995, Sintra gained the UNESCO Cultural Landscape classification. The town and the northern slope of the Serra de Sintra with its wonderful natural characteristics and impressive historic landmarks were thus accepted as worthy of world heritage (...)

  10. Linha do Douro
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    The Douro Line
    The 203-kilometre Douro railway line runs from Oporto to Barca d´Alva and was opened in 1887. The engineering difficulties in overcoming the natural features of the valley resulted in a grand total of 26 tunnels and 30 bridges. The result is an (...)

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