Sights of Portugal
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal - a country…

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Mafra Palace
Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he…

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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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Buddhist park. Characters

Portugal. Buddhist park. Characters
When choosing tours and excursions in Portugal, you should pay attention to the Buddhist park, which was recently created. During a walk in the park, tourists have many questions that can be answered by a Russian-speaking guide. In ancient times, in the East, they attached great importance to the architectural elements of buildings, giving each detail its own meaning.

Why are some red sculptures around some of the sculptures?
Pillars of red color represent fire, which paves the way to heaven through cleansing. If the sculpture is surrounded by red pillars, then the character that it symbolizes has reached the true purity of the upper world, is close to the gods or is himself a god.

Why erected multi-tiered roofs?
The multi-tiered roofs of eastern buildings evoke the constant admiration of modern people. You can peer for a long time at the soft and at the same time strict lines that gradually divert your gaze from solid earth into the vast sky, where the divine power is concentrated. Continue reading

Mafra Palace
Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he…

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Nazare, Portugal: Surfing, Beaches, Fishing and Paste
Somewhere halfway between the capital of Portugal, Lisbon and the beautiful Porto, a small fishing village, Nazare, sheltered. And perhaps this place would have gone unnoticed if it were not…

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Portugal - a green fairy tale on the edge of the earth
Portugal or the Portuguese Republic occupies the most western bridgehead of continental Europe in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. It is there that the Land's End is located…

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Mafra Palace
Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he…

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