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  1. Pelourinho de Barcelos
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    Pelourinho de Barcelos
    Dating from the late 15th and early 16th century is the granite Barcelos Pillory. It has a sturdy-looking base and a hexagonal column capped by a highly decorated multifaceted lantern, in the typical late-Gothic style. It stands in front 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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    From Praça do Geraldo to the Graça Church
    From the square in front of the Se, head down Rua 5 de Outubro that leads directly onto Praça do Geraldo. On the way, there is a rare surviving piece of the gothic walls of the city: the tower of Selaria.Defined to the north by a medieval arcade, (...)

  4. Edifício Franjinhas
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    Edifício Franjinhas
    Designed by the architects, Nuno Teotónio Pereira and João Braula Reis, this building is located in the intersection between Rua Braamcamp and Rua Castilho. It received the Valmor Prize in 1971 – thus generating a major polemic, due to the (...)

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    Your passenger rights at hand
    Denied boarding? Cancellation? Long delay? Lost luggage? Reduced mobility?Passengers need a common set of principles, so that they can be more easily aware of their rights if something goes wrong with their trip, regardless of the mode of transport (...)

  6. Parque Natural da Arrábida - Pedra da Anixa
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    Parque Natural da Arrábida - Pedra da Anixa
    This 40-metre-long island is 250 metres from the coast, near the beach of Portinho da Arrábida.Its enormous biological diversity is due to the rich composition of its rocky depths, surrounded by a relatively barren sandy sea-bed.Its complex (...)

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    Cister in the North of Portugal
    The Northern region constituted the gateway to Portugal for the Cistercian order during the first half of the 12th century. The Abbey of São João de Tarouca, to the South of the River Douro, was the first institution to begin to observe the Order in (...)

  8. Cenotáfio de D. Duarte de Menezes
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    Cenotáfio de D. Duarte de Menezes
    Amongst the exhibits at the Museum of São João de Alporão, attention is drawn to the tomb of D. Duarte de Menezes, a lieutenant during the reign of D. Afonso V, who was killed defending the Moroccan military stronghold of Alcácer-Seguer, conquered (...)

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    Ponte Medieval de Barcelos

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    Cruzeiro de Almofala
    On the road to the Spanish border, this small village is situated next to one of the old routes followed by the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela.In fact, one can find the solitary old granite cross by the side of the road, probably (...)

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