Portugal resorts - where to go and what to visit?
Portugal is a relatively new tourist destination that is rapidly gaining popularity. This country has it all - and great beaches, and hotels for every taste and budget, eateries and…

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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…

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The whole truth about the climate of Portugal
The encyclopedias indicate that continental Portugal (do not forget about Madeira and the Azores) is located in a subtropical climate zone. However, this information does not give an unambiguous answer…

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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 was the richest European king, thanks to the gold from Brazil, this palace became the apotheosis of the king’s numerous and meaningless expenses.

Mafra Palace

A few numbers: 52,000 people worked on the construction of the palace;
it covers an area of ​​about 4 hectares (37.790 m2); 1200 rooms; 4700 doors and windows and 156 stairs; 1 year – the longest time a royal family has been in it; 98 bells. Continue reading

What to do in Cascais

Cascais is one of the most popular cities for day trips from Lisbon. It has many historical monuments, attractions and interesting museums. Cascais is just a short train ride from Lisbon.

In this guide, designed for tourists who come to Cascais for just one day, we focus on the most popular attractions of the city. More information for tourists staying in Cascais can be found here. Entrance to all museums in the city, as well as visits to most of the sights are free, but on Mondays and on holidays most of them are closed.

Boca de Inferno (the mouth of the Devil or the mouth of the underworld) is a rock mass 2 km north of Cascais. Continue reading

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 – because the local cuisine is so healthy and healthy for the body and at the same time deliciously delicious. A wide selection of seafood, prepared in such a way that they retain all the minerals and vitamins; vegetable salads generously flavored with the lowest acidity olive oil; seasonal fruits grown in the same area – the energy of the sun is accumulated in them, and, of course, wine – red, white, pink and even green. Continue reading

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