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|The 16th Century Castelo de São Filipe was constructed to defend the port from passing marauders and it has now been turned into an attractive luxury Pousada for the benefit of tourists.||09/14/2005||333|
|Viana do Castelo, a city in the north of Portugal that the satellites did not image clearly.||10/07/2005||578|
|Viana do Castelo, a city in the north of Portugal that the satellites did not image clearly.||11/07/2005||565|
|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||606|
|Guimarães Castle (portuguese: Castelo de Guimarães), located in the city of Guimarães, Portugal, was ordered to be built by Dona Mumadona Dias in the 10th century in order to defend its monastery from Muslim and Norman attacks.|
Count Dom Henrique (to whom the County of Portugal had been granted) chose Guimarães to establish his court.
The fortress, then over a century old. The no...
|(Castelo de Paderne) is in Algarve, Portugal. |
This hill fort was built by the Moors in the second half of the 12th Century.
Its is eight kilometers (five miles) from the Algarve resort of Albufeira, on a River Quarteira bend close to the village and civil parish of Paderne. It is 7.5 km (4.7 miles) north from the coast.
The castle is one of seven ...
|The Castle of the Moors (Portuguese: Castelo dos Mouros) is located in the town of Sintra, Portugal. The castle is located on a high hill overlooking the town, being one of its most important tourist attractions. It is part of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.|
As implied by its name, the castle is of Moorish origin, but the current b...
|Castle of Penela (Portuguese: Castelo de Penela) is located in a town of the same name in Coimbra region, Portugal. The castle was built on a hill dominating the area and used to be a stronghold protecting Coimbra in times of Reconquista. Castle of Penela and the neighboring castle Montemor-o-Velho are both fine examples of defensive structures of that period.|
The origins of the ...
|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||985|