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  1. Instituto Superior Técnico e Alameda D. Afonso Henriques
    Instituto Superior Técnico e Alameda D. Afonso Henriques
    The campus of the Instituto Superior Técnico (Higher Technical Institute) is one of the main works of modernism in Portugal, designed in 1927 by the architect, Porfírio Pardal Monteiro.The Campus is constituted by several low-lying buildings that as (...)

  2. Pavilhão Atlântico
    MEO Arena (Pavilhão Atlântico)
    The MEO Arena (Atlantic Pavilion) is a multi-purpose space designed to host performances, conferences and large-scale sporting events. Designed within the framework of Expo 98 by the architect Regino Cruz associated to the international architecture (...)

  3. Encosta das Olaias
    Encosta das Olaias
    The project for the Encosta das Olaias residential zone was designed by architect Tomás Taveira and was distinguished with the Valmor Award in 1982. This is fairly compact set of buildings aiming to take the greatest possible advantage of the (...)

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    Pelourinho de Trancoso
    Trancoso was granted its first charter by the king Dom Afonso Henriques (between 1173 and 1185), which was later confirmed by Dom Afonso II in 1217 and Dom João I in 1391. However, it was only in the 16th century that Trancoso was awarded the (...)

  5. Museu de Portimão vence prémio DASA
    Museu de Portimão vence prémio DASA

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    Masked Figures
    The masked figures are fundamental elements in the popular festivities of the Trás-os-Montes region. They are not exclusively linked to one event, but they appear throughout the year, in such important popular celebrations as Christmas or Carnival. (...)

  7. Paços do Concelho de Matosinhos
    Paços do Concelho de Matosinhos
    Inaugurated in December 1987, Matosinhos Town Hall was the first institutional building to be built in Portugal after the April 25, 1974 revolution. Designed by an architect born in the city - Alcino Soutinho - the building was built at the time (...)

  8. Ribeira de Odeleite / Dragon River
Place: Odeleite, Castro Marim
Photo: http://kpandsarahcwanderingaround.com
    Barragem de Odeleite
    Odeleite Dam, the river of the Blue DragonLocated in the municipality of Castro Marim in the Algarve, the Odeleite Dam was built on the River Odeleite, which rises in the uplands of the Serra do Caldeirão and flows into the Rio Guadiana.An aerial (...)

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    Padrão do Bom Jesus de Matosinhos
    Built in the 18th century, the Padrão do Bom Jesus (the Bom Jesus Marker Stone), also known as the Statue to the Lord of the Sand or Our Lord of Padrão, is the physical manifestation of a local belief.It is told that the Lord of Matosinhos Statue (...)

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    Padrão de Elvas
    Padrao de ElvasA monument commemorating the Battle of Elvas, erected on the orders of King Afonso VI (seventeenth century). Built in white Estremoz marble, the monument comprises a Tuscan column standing on a square base, reached by three steps. A (...)


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