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|Bom Jesus do Monte is a Portuguese sanctuary in the surroundings of the city of Braga, in northern Portugal. Its name means Good Jesus of the mountain.|
The Sanctuary is a notable example of pilgrimage site with a monumental, Baroque stairway that climbs 116 metres (381 feet). It is an important tourist attraction of Braga.
|(in portuguese Paços do Concelho de Braga) is a landmark building located in Sé parish in the heart of Braga, Portugal. In there is located the headquarters of the Câmara Municipal, the city local government.|
It is a work of the architect André Soares.
The Town Hall was starting to built in 1754, and only concluded in 1865.
|The Raio Palace, (in portuguese: Palácio do Raio), is a palace in Braga, Portugal. Constructed in 1754 according to a project from the architect André Soares, who introduced in Braga the new Baroque tendency. ||05/18/2010||395|
|(portuguese: Arco da Porta Nova) is an arch in Sé, Braga, Portugal.|
The arch decorates the western gate of the medieval wall. It was opened in 1512 and was the place where the keys of the city were given.
The actual arch is a combination of baroque and neoclassic styles, was designed by architect André Soares and built in 1772 - 1773.
|Dona Chica Castle (Portuguese: Castelo da Dona Chica) is a neo-romantic castle and/or palace located in Palmeira, Braga, Portugal.|
Architect Ernesto Korrodi was the author of the project for the construction of the palace, which took place in the beginning of the 20th century.
|(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...
|An Airbus of TAP Air Portugal in the former livery, used from 1979-2005. ||06/26/2008||998|
|Old naval submarines stationed in Lisbon, Portugal.||01/19/2007||595|
|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...
|live broadcasting of SIC and TVI from Portugal||09/26/2005||915|
|(Portuguese: Elevador do Bom Jesus) is a funicular located in Bom Jesus do Monte, city of Braga, Portugal.|
The funicular was built in 1882 by Niklaus Riggenbach and is the oldest in the Iberian Peninsula.
It is the oldest funicular in the world moving by water counterbalancing, loading water into the car at the top of the hill, which weighs it down so it sinks to t...
|The geodesic centre, and geographic northernmost, southernmost, westernmost, easternmost and highest points of Portugal.||09/29/2006||810|