Articles in Category: Landscape

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.