Category: Portugal


National Museum of Ancient Art

Situated in the district of Santos, the National Museum of Ancient Art is an important museum not only within the country, but also in Europe. The museum is revered due to […]

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São Jorge castle

São Jorge castle (Castelo de S. Jorge) is majestically perched atop a hill in the lively district of Alfama. Offering unrivaled views over the entire city, looking out to the ocean, […]

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Jerónimos Monastery

The Monastery of Jerónimos (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) is located within the historical district of Belém, along with other notable tourist attractions like the Tower of Belém. What makes this monastery special […]

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Lisbon Oceanarium

The Oceanarium in Lisbon is far more than your average aquarium. With ocean and sea life preservation at the core of everything they do, the Oceanarium is a hub of […]

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Belém Tower

Belem tower (Torre de Belém) stands tall in the district of the same name. What was once a defensive structure, the tower was converted into a functioning lighthouse over the […]

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Soares dos Reis National Museum

The Soares dos Reis National Museum (Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis) is the oldest museum in the country, and arguably the best museum in Porto. Opening up in 1833 originally, […]

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Garrafeira do Carmo

The Garrafeira do Carmo is quite possibly the most interesting and quirky liquor store you could hope to visit during your stay in Portugal. From the outside the store resembles […]

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Bolsa Palace

The Bolsa Palace (Palacio da Bolsa) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site stock exchange building, which was constructed in the 19th century. While this doesn’t sound glamorous at first glance, the […]

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Porto Cathedral

Situated in the heart of the city, Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) is a long-standing church of Roman Catholic origin. Built in the 12th/13th centuries, the cathedral underwent major reformations in the […]

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Ponte de Dom Luis I

The Luís I bridge (Ponte de Dom Luis I) is by far and away the most visually impressive attractions in the city of Porto. Not especially noteworthy for its intricate design […]

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