(Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.
The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, and, together with the Monastery of S...
The Alqueva dam is a dam located at the Guadiana river in the Alentejo region.
The reservoir is Portugal and Western Europe's largest.
The complex project was made to produce hydroelectric power, irrigation for farms in the surrounding area, as well as a large reservoir where several tourist ventures are also being built.
Alqueva, a village of about 350 inhabitant...
The city of Marvao, Portugal has just had their 3D models added to the default layer, and they are incredible. Use this placemark to fly over there, then turn on 3D buildings in the layers section. Wow!