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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...

Cinemateca Portuguesa Cinema Museum

In the heart of Lisbon, the Cinemateca Portuguesa is an esteemed institution that promotes and protects Portuguese cinema's rich heritage. It serves as a...

Discover the Secrets of Biester Palace in Sintra

Biester Palace, right in the heart of Sintra, Portugal, is a magnificently restored 19th century mansion that opened its doors to the public for...

Torre do Tombo

The National Archive of the Torre do Tombo is one of Portugal's oldest institutions, with a history spanning about 600 years. Guarding documents from...

Commerce Square, Lisbon

Known as Praça do Comércio, Commerce Square in Lisbon is a grand square, one of the largest in Europe, spanning approximately 36,000 square meters. Encircled...

LX Factory

A trendy creative hub in the neighborhood of Alcantara in Lisbon, Lx Factory is located within an old industrial factory complex that has been...

Whaler’s Museum, Pico

To explore this island's fascinating seafaring legacy, look no further than the Whaler's Museum, aptly known as "Museu dos Baleeiros" in Pico. Nestled in...

Parque Dom Carlos I, Caldas da Rainha

Parque Dom Carlos I is the heart of the charming city of Caldas Da Rainha. Named after a Portuguese king, this romantic park charms...

Pasteis de Belem

The Pastel de Belem is the original Pastel de Nata, using the original monk recipe. Founded in 1837, Pasteis de Belem welcomes hundreds of thousands...

Museum of the Orient

The Museu do Oriente, or Museum of the Orient, stands as a captivating testament to the richness of Asian cultures and their profound influence...

Carmo Convent, Lisbon

Among the city's many historical treasures, the Convento do Carmo stands out as a symbol of Lisbon's enduring spirit and its creative architecture from...

CR7 Museum, Madeira

Nestled on the picturesque island of Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean, the CR7 Museum in Funchal is a remarkable tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo, one...

Lisbon Oceanarium

Located in Lisbon, the Lisbon Oceanarium is the perfect place for sea lovers as it is one of the largest indoor aquariums in Europe....
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