Why Portugal is not for everyone
Greetings, dear readers of DOU! My name is Vadim. After reading many articles in the section on relocation, I never found a person who would write anything about Portugal. We…

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We are going to Portugal
It all started three years ago with a picture on Pinterest. I set up a “to visit” board there and with the thought “dreaming is not harmful” added a magical…

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Portuguese surprise foreign tourists
10 interesting facts about Portugal: the country has been officially recognized for many centuries by the End of the World; For a long time, neighboring states repeatedly encroached on Portuguese…

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many people in the East

Traveling to the wine attractions of Portugal

Oceanarium (Lisbon)
Lisbon Oceanarium in the Park of Nations
The coastal country of Portugal throughout its history is closely connected with the sea, so if you are interested in the sights of Portugal related to the sea, you have something to visit in Portugal. In the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Every year, over a million visitors come to watch the life of marine inhabitants through panoramic glass.

The advantage of the Lisbon Oceanarium is that it was created not just for the entertainment of the general public, but also for general educational purposes. For example, in the building of the Oceanarium there are departments of marine biology and oceanography, where many scientific lessons are held that will be interesting to both adults and children.

The architectural feature of the Oceanarium in Lisbon is that it was built directly on the water – on the banks of the Tagus River, and with a land it is connected by a 2-level ramp. The oceanarium was opened for visitors in 1998, and in 2011 another building was opened for temporary exhibitions. Continue reading

Buddhist park. Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army, which was discovered in March 1974 during the construction of an irrigation system near Mount Lishan in China, was recreated in Buddha Park in Portugal. The amazing find at first greatly frightened the workers who stumbled upon the statues of soldiers in full human height, buried in the ground. In the first minutes they were mistaken for real people.

The history of excavations of ceramic armada
It was difficult to immediately extract numerous sculptures:

large-scale excavations began in 1978;
intermittently lasted until 1986 – during this time thousands of statues of soldiers and horses were carefully excavated;
at the beginning of our millennium, statues of officials, musicians, acrobats were found, so from June 13, 2009, work continued.
Now it is reliably known that Mount Lishan is the necropolis of the first emperor of the Qin dynasty, where a terracotta army, an impressive collection of treasures and valuable handicrafts were buried with it. Continue reading

Things to do at Christmas in Lisbon and the surrounding area
Every year in the capital of Portugal more and more Christmas and New Year events are held, including fairs, concerts, enchanting shows for children and adults. The end of 2019…

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Benefits of Charter Flights
Charter flights are not included in the main flight schedule, but our compatriots know firsthand about their advantages. Usually charters from St. Petersburg organize during the “high tourist season”, when…

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Lisbon in Three Days - Recommended Route and Tour
Three days is enough to fully get acquainted with Lisbon. Within three days you can visit the main tourist attractions, plunge into the bright and colorful nightlife, taste delicious local…

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The most typical Portuguese dishes by Region.
Gastronomy of Portugal is one of its most important attractions. The Portuguese are very proud of their cuisine and quite patriotic in matters of culinary preferences. And for good reason…

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