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Fatima Sanctuary

Celebrating Faith and Traditions at Fátima, Portugal Fátima, Portugal is a celebrated sanctuary that offers travelers an unforgettable spiritual journey. Fatima, a hilltop city in the Ourém municipality in Leira Region, became famous due to the recorded series apparitions...
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Madre Deus Church

Some decorations inside the church reflect the life of Queen Leonor and her husband Joao II. For instance, the stone net in the sacristy epitomizes the fishing net that the fishermen used in carrying the dead body of the...
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Igreja Sao Francisco Church

Igreja de Sao Francisco : The surprising Church In Portugal’s second largest city stands the lavishly decorated Igreja de Sao Francisco of Porto. The church is a perfect example of Rococo or Late Baroque architecture with its pillars and...
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Castro Marim Village

Castro Marim : Portugal seen through the times It is not surprising Castro Marim in Algarve has been attracting thousands of tourists every year. After all, Castro Marim, a town at the eastern part of Algarve, is where history...
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Se Cathedral of Porto

Se Cathedral of Porto, An Emblem of Portugal’s Rich History The old city of Porto is Portugal’s second biggest city and is home to many historical sites, including the famous Se Cathedral of Porto. This was the place where...
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Igreja Conceicao Velha

Conceicao Velha: A Memorable Historical Landmark Tucked in the middle of the row houses of Rua da Alfandega in Lisbon’s Baixa District, is one of the oldest churches in the country. It’s called Conceicao Velha Church. Igreja da Conceicao...
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Jeronimos Monastery

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Renowned to be the symbol of Portuguese art at its finest, Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon (Mosteiro dos Jeronimos), never fails to captivate visitors from near and far.
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Se Cathedral of Lisbon

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Experience The Majesty Of Se Cathedral of Lisbon Se Cathedral of Lisbon has seen a lot of history go on around it since its construction in 1147. A popular tourist destination around Lisbon, the fact that it is still...
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Carmo Church

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Explore the Ruins of the Past at the Carmo Church This amazing gothic monument to the past, Carmo Church, was founded by a Portuguese national hero, Nuno Alvares Pereira, who later became a member of the Carmelite Order. Finished...
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Sao Roque Church

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Out Of Death Comes Beauty: Sao Roque Church The land where the Sao Roque Church stands today was once cut off from the city of Lisbon. It was a barren stretch, used to bury victims of the Plague that...
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Santa Engracia Church

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A Testament To Innocence: Santa Engracia Church (National Pantheon) Santa Engracia Church has a long history that intertwines with that of Lisbon but it was not until the 1960s that its beautiful dome graced the skyline of the city....
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Basilica da Estrela Church

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The dome of Basilica da Estrela is open for visitors to visit, offering an impressive view of the city and countryside. Twin bell towers flank the entrance, decorated with beautiful icons of saints and other allegorical figures. The tomb...
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