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|(Portuguese: Praça do Comércio ) is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. |
Situated near the Tagus river, the square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço ( "Palace Square"), because it was the location of the Royal Ribeira Palace (Paços da Ribeira) until it was destroyed by the great 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
After the earthquake, the square was completely remod...
|After the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake, this is how the donwtown reconstruction plan looked like. ||12/27/2005||415|
|(Portuguese: Teatro Nacional de São Carlos ) is an opera house in Lisbon, Portugal. |
It was opened on July 30, 1793 by Queen Maria I as a replacement for the Tejo Opera House, which was destroyed in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
The theatre is located in the historical center of Lisbon, in the Chiado district.
|(Teatro Nacional D. Maria II) is a theatre in Lisbon, Portugal. The historical theatre is one of the most prestigious Portuguese venues and is located in the Rossio square, in the centre of the city.|
The theatre was built on the north side of Rossio square on the site of the old Estaus Palace, built around 1450 as a lodging for foreign dignitaries and noblemen visiting Lisbon. In...
|Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa is the cathedral of Lisbon and the oldest church in the city. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified several times and survived many earthquakes. It is nowadays a mix of different architectural styles.|
Lisbon is the seat of a bishopric since the 4th century AD (see Patr...
|Lisbon Castle (Castelo de São Jorge) in Lisbon, Portugal. When you move to South-East you will see the narrow alleys of Alfama (oldest part of Lisbon) sprawling downhill to the bank of river Tejo.||09/02/2005||575|
|The Ajuda National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) is a neoclassical monument in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. |
The Palace was built during the 19th century to be a residence for the kings of Portugal.
The site where the Palace stands, in the neighbourhood of Ajuda, was previously occupied by the Royal Tent (Real Barraca), a wooden structure that housed King José...
|The Belém National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Belém) is the official residence of the President of Portugal. |
It is located in the Lisbon neighbourhood of Belém, close to the Tagus river and near many touristic and cultural attractions.
This Palace was one of the many that the nobility built on the outskirts of Lisbon in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was later conv...
|This is the Epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred on this day at 2:46:28 UTC 36 kilometrs deep. A 10cm tsunami, landslides in rural areas, a reported house collapse,that is, minor damage.|
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|Fort São Julião da Barra is located on the corner of São Gião, the right bank of the Tagus River in the town of Oeiras, Lisbon District, Portugal|
Considered in the past as the “Shield of the Kingdom”, the largest sea fortress in the country is the largest and most complete military defence complex in Vauban style remaining in Portugal.
He was originally in conjunction wit...
|Big building with writing on the roof. ||09/14/2005||709|
|Saint Joseph Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de San José) is a Roman Catholic church in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. The original church was built around 1541, but suffered several earthquakes throughout its history, and the first church building was demolished in 1669. The cathedral was rebuilt and consecrated in 1680. By 1743 the cathedral was one of the largest in Central America. However, the...||11/12/2009||436|