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Articles in Category: Landscape

Cultural Landscape of Sintra

Cultural Landscape of Sintra

In 1992, UNESCO expanded the World Heritage categories and established the “Cultural Landscape” criteria. Sintra proved the first such Cultural Landscape in Europe receiving its classification in 1995.

Historic Centre of Évora - World Heritage

Historic Centre of Évora - World Heritage

Located in the Alentejo lowlands, at the confluence of three major hydrographic basins – Tagus, Sado and Guadiana and a millennial crossroads of commercial routes in the peninsula, Évora was, from ancient times, a prominent political and social centre boasting a two million year history.

Madeira - Fortress of San Tiago

Madeira - Fortress of San Tiago

Funchal

(PT) A Fortaleza de São Tiago localiza-se no centro histórico da cidade do Funchal, na Região Autónoma da Madeira. As suas dependências abrigam desde 1992 o Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Funchal (MACFunchal).

(EN) The Fortress of São Tiago is located in the historical centre of the city of Funchal, in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Its premises have been home to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Funchal (MACFunchal) since 1992.

Porto e Norte - Porto - Ribeira

Porto e Norte - Porto - Ribeira

Porto

(EN) Ribeira is one of the oldest and most typical places in the city of Porto, Portugal. Located in the parish of São Nicolau, next to the Douro River, it is part of the Historical Centre of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is currently an area frequented by tourists and a concentration of bars and restaurants.

(PT) A Ribeira é um dos locais mais antigos e típicos da cidade Porto, em Portugal. Localizada na freguesia de São Nicolau, junto ao Rio Douro, faz parte do Centro Histórico do Porto, Património Mundial da UNESCO. É, actualmente, uma zona muito frequentada por turistas e local de concentração de bares e restaurantes.