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Fica no Alentejo, a escassos quilómetros da fronteira com Espanha, uma das mais belas cidades portuguesas e a maior cidade fortificada da Europa. Protagonista de decisivas batalhas durante o período de restauração da independência, em meados do século XVII, o Centro Histórico de Elvas encontra-se delimitado por fortificações abaluartadas, em formato de estrela, num conjunto de irresistível encanto distinguido pela UNESCO como Património Mundial.
Praça do Município, 19
The Arraiolos Carpet Interpretive Center is a museum with the mission of promoting the study and dissemination of the Arraiolos Carpet, as well as its conservation, appreciation and recognition as a historical, artistic and ethnographic heritage.
5085, Casal de Loivos
An area of 26 thousand hectares, classed by the UNESCO as Mankind's Heritage, in the category of cultural landscape. This region has been producing the worldwide famous Port Wine and others for over 2000 years.
In 1992, UNESCO extended the categories of World Heritage and added the farmlands. Sintra obtained this classification with its typical and rich landscape, from the village up to the mountains. The old town of Sintra was an important center of the romantic architecture in Europe in the 19th century. With its Royal Palace, the Villa has a privileged position and a climate very own. Dozens of monuments make the delights of passers-by Sintra. The Serra de Sintra offers a huge variety of vegetation, paths and lakes and is also rich in cultural level, by the huge set of palaces and …
Cruise dated 1681 and consisting of three steps, a pedestal, a smooth forend and, on top, a simple cross.
Work with about six feet tall, designed by the sculptor João Cutileiro, intended to symbolize the Knights Templars.
Bridge constructed in granite masonry, without guards and with cobblestone pavement. Served the mills that stood in its proximity, on the left bank, taking advantage of the slope of the banks. Today are already in disuse.
Pousada built from scratch, inaugurated the 25 August 1943, as part of the first group of buildings that were part of the national program to provide the country with a network of hostels, between the end of the thirties and forties.