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UNESCO Heritage Site Lisbon  
   

UNESCO Heritage Site Lisbon

the Monastery of the Hieronymites – construction of which began in 1502 – exemplifies Portuguese art at its best.
Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra. Say that with marbles in your mouth with a lisp and your speaking Portugese!

August 29th 2013
Day in Lisbon It was just another day in Portugal, sun shining, birds chirping, no. Wait. That's not right, this is only my second day in this small but exuberant country, and I'm excited! If you read the Lonely Planet guide you could spend a week here just exploring all the different districts, I'm quite thankful I'm on a pre organized vacation with just the right amount o ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisboa » Almada

Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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