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|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...
|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||557|
|(Portuguese: Palácio Hotel do Buçaco), is a luxury hotel located in the mountain range of Serra do Bussaco, in the municipality of Mealhada, in central Portugal.|
The Palace Hotel of Bussaco was built between 1888 and 1907. The first architect was the Italian Luigi Manini, who designed a Romantic palace in Neo-Manueline style, evoking the 16th-century architectural style that char...
|Federal University of Pará / UFPA - Universidade Federal do Pará, in Belem, PA - Brasil.||06/20/2006||306|
|Mangueirão Football Stadium / Estátio de Futebol do Mangueirão, in Belém do Pará, Brasil.||07/15/2006||384|
|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...
|(Portuguese: Torre Vasco da Gama) is a 145 m/476 ft-high lattice tower in Lisbon, Portugal, built over the Tagus river. |
It is named after Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who was the first European to arrive in India by sail, in 1498.
The architects of the tower were Leonor Janeiro, Nick Jacobs and SOM (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill).
The steel structure, represe...
|1755, on november 1st at 9:20am, Lisbon was hit by an earthquake with epicenter 200 km. in the Atlantic Ocean. It was followed by a tsunami with waves of 4 stores high. After the quake the city was hit by fires because of open cooking-fireplaces and lamps.|
More than 60000 of 250000 people were killed in Lisbon and thousands in the outskirts.
The quake hit when there was an All Sai...
|(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.
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|(Padrão dos Descobrimentos) is a monument that celebrates the Portuguese who took part in the Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration, of the 15th and 16th centuries. It is located on the estuary of the Tagus river in the Belém parish of Lisbon, Portugal.|
Where ships departed to their often unknown destinations.
The monument consists of a 52 metre-high slab of concrete...
|(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...