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What happened at the Miracle of Fátima?

The First Five Apparitions Why does Fátima, a city in Santarém get over 8 million religious visitors every year? Home to the Sanctuary of Fátima,...

The Portuguese Colonial Empire

The Portuguese Colonial Empire was one of the longest-lived empires in European History. Starting in the beginning of the “Age of Discovery”, with the...

The Portuguese Political System

How does the Portuguese political system work? It’s pretty different from most other European countries, actually! The Portuguese system has shifted a lot in the...

What’s the most popular sport in Portugal?

It's definitely a hard question to answer. Portugal always had a great relationship with sport, especially considering its population. Portuguese people have a great...

Fado Music

The Origins and History of Fado Music According to the Priberam Dictionary of the Portuguese Language, "fado" refers to: 1. Superior force believed to control all...

Sports and Outdoor Activities

The offer of sporting activities is very large and diversified in Portugal. Golf, kayaking, snowboard, diving, rappel, climbing and mountaineering are some of the...

The Rooster of Barcelos

Barcelos is an ancient Portuguese city from the 12th century, in Braga District in the Minho Province, in the north of Portugal and is...

The History of Portugal

HOW TO UNDERSTAND PORTUGAL I think that you can only have the full experience that a country has to offer when you understand the...
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