One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities
City Museum of Evora (Altu Alentejo Province, 130 km from Lisbon) Xieu Cathedral in Evora One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, which in fact is a tourist attraction in…

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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…

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Holidays in Portugal: what a tourist needs to know
Recently, more tourists come to Portugal to relax than in previous years. The high interest in the country located on the westernmost edge of Europe is explained by a number…

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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 of numerous fairs, festivals, sacredly preserving centuries-old traditions and culture of its people. Here in rural areas, you can still see women carrying baskets with purchases on their heads, here is still the best coffee in Europe, and it is served exclusively in cups. Here, traditional crafts continue to flourish – fishing, textile production and winemaking. Not sure what to see in Portugal? Especially for you, we have compiled a list of popular places in this country, which included the most interesting sights of Portugal.

It is in Portugal that you can feel yourself as far away as ever from home – at the very edge of the world, because the country is located on the westernmost cape of Europe, and then only the ocean, beyond which there are only unexplored lands.

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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 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

Portuguese charm
Portuguese cuisine The traditional dishes of Portugal are not well known to residents of other countries, because even in Western Europe, Portuguese restaurants are not numerous and are found mainly…

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One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities
City Museum of Evora (Altu Alentejo Province, 130 km from Lisbon) Xieu Cathedral in Evora One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, which in fact is a tourist attraction in…

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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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In Portugal, I felt like a "savage"
Finally, we moved south, towards our main goal - a house near Lagos, a town in the main resort region of the country - Alagarve. As soon as we left…

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