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Knight Templars

From Wikipedia: The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of Solomon’s Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars, were among the wealthiest and most powerful of the Western Christian military orders and were […]

 
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Almourol Castle – Tomar – Medieval Knight Templars Tour

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Cristo Rei (Christ King Statue)

Cristo Rei (Christ King Statue) in Lisbon, is among the main 10 Most Famous Jesus Statues In The World by USATODAY. The Cristo Rei statue in Lisbon is a standout amongst the most notable landmarks in Portugal’s capital city. It was propelled by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, taking after […]

 
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Campo Pequeno Bullring

The Campo Pequeno Bullring (Portuguese: Praça de Touros do Campo Pequeno, lit. “Little Field”) is the bull ring of Lisbon, Portugal. It is spotted in the Campo Pequeno Square, by the Avenida da República. After a significant redesign, it re-opened as a multi-occasion venue in 2006, intended to be utilized for different occasions separated from […]

 
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Feira da Ladra (Lisbon Flea Market)

Each Tuesday and Saturday the Feira da Ladra (literal translation “the thieves market” or “flea market”) assembles several second hand venders looking to win some additional cash with garments, dishes, records, books, collectables and each sort of obsolescents. From day break to lunchtime, both novice and expert sales representatives display their stock in extemporized stands […]

 
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Lisbon Aqueduct

The Aqueduto das Águas Livres (Lisbon Aqueduct) is a nineteen km (12mi) long water channel that was implicit the eighteenth century to supply new water to the city of Lisbon. The reservoir conduit compasses the Alcântara valley with a progression of thirty-five long curves. In the early eighteenth century, clean drinking water was hard to come […]

 
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Miradouro Portas do Sol (Viewpoint)

Set over a progression of slopes that ascent and fall far from the banks of the Tagus stream, Lisbon offers the absolute most alluring and emotional scenes which are best appreciated from its most noteworthy focuses. The delightful common setting of Portugal’s capital city has brought about a progression of porches, known as “miradouros” (viewpoints […]

 
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Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon’s Oceanarium is a huge aquarium placed in the Parque das Nações (Nations’ Park), the site of the World Expo of 1998, east side of Lisbon. More than 15,000 fish and marine warm blooded animals can be seen here, including the ever mainstream sharks. At the point when the Oceanarium opened in 1998 as the centerpiece of the […]

 
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Lisbon Synagogue

The Lisbon Synagogue, called Shaaré Tikvah (Gates of Hope) is currently the only synagogue in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. There have been Jews in Lisbon at any rate since the Middle Ages, however the gathering persevered through a noteworthy blow in 1497, when a revelation by King Manuel I asked for Jews either […]

 
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Pena National Palace – Sintra

Placed only 30min from Lisbon, The Palace of Pena in Sintra remains on a rough top, which is the second most elevated point in the Sintra slopes (the main spot higher than the royal residence itself is the Cruz Alta, 528 meters above ocean level). The castle is arranged in the eastern piece of the […]

 
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Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Discovery Monument)

The Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Discovery Monument) was inherent honor of Henry the Navigator, who was instrumental in the achievement of the Portuguese investigations amid the fifteenth century, a period now known as the Age of Discoveries. The Age of Discoveries began in 1415 with the catch of the North African city of Ceuta by the Portuguese […]

 
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Hieronymites Monastery)

The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Hieronymites Monastery) is a religious community inherent the early sixteenth century in a Portuguese variation of the Gothic style. It is viewed as one of Lisbon’s most grand structures. Soon after the reappearance of Vasco da Gama from India, King Manuel I requested the development of a church and house for the […]

 
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Praca do Comercio (Commerce Square)

The Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) was the centerpiece of the remaking that occurred after the seismic tremor of 1755 had decreased Lisbon to rubble. Its primary fascination is a momentous equestrian statue of King José I. Throughout the most recent hundreds of years various parades, merriments, shows and even executions have occurred here. The […]

 
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Carmo Convent Ruins

The remnants of this Gothic church are reminiscent indications of the obliteration left by the 1755 seismic tremor. At the time of the seismic tremor it was the biggest church in Lisbon, yet today the roofless nave open to the sky is all that remaining parts of the curves and rubble that collapsed on the […]

 
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Sao Roque Church

The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) in Lisbon was the most punctual Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit houses of worship anyplace. It served as the Society’s home church in Portugal for more than 200 years, prior to the Jesuits were removed from that nation. After […]

 
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Museu do Azulejo (National Tile Museum)

The National Azulejo (tile) Museum showcases the advancement of azulejos, or artistic tiles, in Portugal through the hundreds of years. The radiant gathering is housed in the fifteenth-century Madre de Deus religious circle. Of Moorish cause, azulejos are painted or varnished artistic tiles collected to structure geometric shapes, scenes or figures. This procedure is profoundly […]

 
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Gulbenkian Museum

The Gulbenkian Museum is an extraordinary exhibition hall that shows craftsmanship from 2000 BC to the early twentieth century. The accumulation was given by Calouste Gulbenkian, a humanitarian and benefactor of expressions of the human experience of Armenian drop. In his last will Calouste Gulbenkian passed on the Portuguese state with his fortune and his […]

 
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Castelo Sao Jorge (St Jorge Castle)

The Castelo de São Jorge (St Jorge Castle) is a medieval castle located in Alfama, the most established neighborhood in Lisbon. For a considerable length of time, the castle was the principle living arrangement of Portugal’s rulers. The Castelo de São Jorge is deliberately situated on top of the most astounding slope in Lisbon. Indeed before the […]

 
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Jewish Memorial

The Lisbon Jewish Memorial stands on the corner of Rossio Square with Sao Domingos Church, in focal downtown, initiated in 2008 in memory of the Jewish Massacre of 1506 that happenned here in this square. It is evaluated that somewhere around 2,000 and 4,000 Jews who had been compelled to change over were executed here […]

 
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Rossio Square

Rossio is the liveliest square in the city, where individuals stop to sit and unwind, or for a beverage at the few barometrical bistros with open air sitting (the most famous is the workmanship deco Cafe Nicola on the western side). Authoritatively named Praça Dom Pedro IV, this square has been known as Rossio (signifying […]

 
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Sintra – Lisbon

Located just 20 minutes from Lisbon, Sintra’s rich slopes and valleys were previously the mid year habitation of Portuguese lords and privileged people, its late medieval castle the best interpretation of regal riches and influence. In the eighteenth and nineteenth hundreds of years English explorers, writers, and essayists including an energetic Lord Byron—were drawn by […]

 
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Torre de Belem (Belem Tower)

The Torre de Belém (Belem Tower) is without a doubt Lisbon’s most notable milestone. The tower was inherent the sixteenth century in the Tagus waterway to control the passageway to the city from the ocean. The thought to construct a stronghold close Belém was dispatched in the fifteenth century by ruler John II, who charged […]

 
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Lisbon Cathedral

Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa) is a grave Romanesque building with some fascinating treasures inside. It is one of the most established structures in the city, initially built in the twelfth century soon after the reconquest of the city. The cathedral, with its solid Romanesque towers, is one of the Lisbon’s most famous points of […]

 
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Do You Know where is located the Best Funicular in Europe

Do You Know where is located the Best Funicular in Europe? Lisbon wins again. According to EBD, the best funicular in Europe is Bica (Elevador da Bica), located in Lisbon. Since the Middle Ages they have helped us achieve the tops, for example, the two wonderful funiculars of Lisbon, the acclaimed funicular of the Buda […]

 
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