Cascais, Portugal - A Guide to Landmarks and Landmarks
The charming fishing town of Cascais is located in the western part of the marvelous coast of Lisbon. This is a historic and prosperous city with magnificent buildings, carefully maintained…

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Portugal and a healthy lifestyle
Not everyone is aware that the Portuguese are reverent about their health. For example, according to the National Institute of Statistics of Portugal, more than 51% of the country's population…

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Last-minute tours to Portugal at any time of the year
There is an opinion that only those who want to save on travel are interested in last-minute tours. But is it really so? To find out, we conducted a survey…

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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

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