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Chapel of the Lord of the Stone (Capela do Senhor da Pedra)

The Capela do Senhor da Pedra, also known as the Chapel of the Lord of the Stone, sits on top of a rock on...

B-MAD: Berardo Museum Art Deco

The Berardo – Museu Arte Deco (B-MAD) in the Alcântara district of Lisbon is an artistic treasure trove hiding in plain sight. Ten years...

Lisboa Story Centre

Discover Lisbon's history at the Lisboa Story Centre right in the heart of the city. This interactive experience takes visitors on a chronological journey...

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro, Braga

Located at the top of a hill 350 meters above Braga, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro draws pilgrims from around the world,...

Porto Palafita da Carrasqueira

Situated on the left bank of the Sado Estuary lies the unique fishing village of Carrasqueira. Here you will encounter a series of wooden...

Bacalhôa Buddha-Eden Garden

Bacalhôa Buddha-Eden is the largest oriental park in Portugal and Europe! It also has Europe’s largest and richest Buddhist statue collection!So, if you ever...

The Museum of Mechanical Music

The Museum of Mechanical Music is a one-of-a-kind love letter to the history of mechanical musical instruments. This fascinating private collection showcases instruments that...

The Joanina Library – The Famous Baroque Library in Coimbra

Nestled in the heart of Portugal, the Joanina Library is a haven for any bibliophile, student, or scholar. With its rich collection of ancient...

Convent of the Capuchos, Sintra

Convent of the Capuchos feels like a world away from the crowds of Sintra although it rests in the same hills along with famous...

National Museum of Ancient Art

Are you a museumgoer? Are you planning to visit Lisbon soon? Perfect! We’ve been expecting you! We’ve prepared quite a comprehensive guide about the...

The Bordalo Pinheiro Museum – Lisbon’s Artistic Gem

Are you planning a trip to Lisbon? If so, you must be scouting for must-visit places in the city, right?! We’ve got something you’ll...

Achadas da Cruz, Madeira’s Secluded Paradise

On the northwestern corner of Portugal’s enchanting island of Madeira lies a hidden jewel cradled between the cliffs. A sheer drop of 450 meters...

Cemitério do Prado do Repouso in Porto

The Cemitério do Prado do Repouso in Porto is a significant cemetery in the city that reflects Porto’s rich cultural heritage and architectural diversity....

Almendres Cromlech – Portugal’s Largest Archeological Site

Almendres Cromlech is often considered one of the largest megalithic sites in Europe and one of the few archeological monuments in the world imprinted...

The Museum of the Geographical Society of Lisbon

Hiding in plain sight on a street parallel to Avenida da Liberdade, close to Praça dos Restauradores, the Museum of the Geographical Society of...

The Berlengas – Portugal’s Archipelago of Historical and Natural Gems

Off the coast of Peniche, one of Portugal’s most popular seaside locations lies the Berlengas archipelago. The largest and the only inhabited island, Berlenga...

Biblioteca Joanina – The Oldest Library in Portugal

The Biblioteca Joanina, also known as the Joanine Library, showcases the grandeur of baroque architecture and is located on the University of Coimbra campus....

Casa dos Bicos – Saramago’s Literary Haven and a Historical Landmark

José Saramago was a pillar of Portuguese culture. It doesn’t matter whether you’re here for the love of books or not… Anyone passionate about...

The Church of St. Francis, Porto

Porto has many amazing places and one that might be easy to overlook is the Monument Church of St. Francis. Founded around 1245, this...

Aljube Museum – Resistance and Freedom

The Aljube Museum - Resistance and Freedom in Lisbon, also known as the Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade, presents a stark reminder of...

Lourinhã, Portugal’s Dinosaur Town

I first discovered the town of Lourinhā by accident when I was sitting in the passenger seat on a road trip and suddenly came...

Arouca 516: Breathtaking Views over Arouca Geopark

Arouca 516 is the second-longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the entire world. It stands at a height of 175 meters, directly above the Paiva...

The Castle of Marvão: Echoes of History in Stone

“From Marvão one can see the entire land… It is understandable that from this place, high up in the keep at Marvão Castle, visitors...

Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto

Established in 1906, the iconic Batalha Centro de Cinema has been a focal point for film enthusiasts for over a century in Porto. Its...

The Serralves Foundation (Fundação de Serralves)

The Serralves Foundation, known in Portuguese as Fundação de Serralves, is a renowned cultural institution in Portugal. It's located in Porto and includes a...

Estufa Fria – Discover the Cold Greenhouse of Lisbon

Seemingly small at a glance from the outside, Estufa Fria is a haven of natural beauty, one that you can actually explore for free...

São Carlos National Theatre (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos)

The Sāo Carlos National Theatre (or Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Portuguese) is an opera house and theatre in the Chiado district of...

Quake – Lisbon Earthquake Museum

The Quake - Lisbon Earthquake Museum vividly commemorates the devastating 1755 Lisbon earthquake. It provides an immersive experience combining interactive exhibits with historical artifacts....

The District of Setúbal: 13 Hidden Gems You’ll Want to Visit

 When people hear about Setúbal, they instantly think of the beautiful Setúbal city and its charming historical center and famous beaches. The city, however,...

Schist Villages, Treasures Hidden in Plain Sight

I bet you're having a hard time figuring out how to pronounce the word "schist". Don't worry, so am I. It's much easier in...
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