Landmarks in Portugal

Belém Tower

Lisbon, Lisboa Region, 1400-038, Portugal
Belém Tower
Belém Tower (the Tower of St Vincent) is a fortified tower. It was commissioned by King John II in 1515 to be part of a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.top

Conímbriga Ruins

Portugal
Conímbriga Ruins
Conímbriga is one of the largest Roman settlements in Portugal, and is classified as a National Monument. Conímbriga lies 16 km from Coimbra. The site also has a museum that displays objects found by archaeologists during their excavations.top

Pena National Palace

Sintra, Lisboa, 2710-609, Portugal
Pena National Palace
The Pena National Palace is a Romanticist palace in São Pedro de Penaferrim. The palace stands on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra. It is a national monument and constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. top

The Castle of Saint George

Lisbon, Lisboa, 1100-129, Portugal
The Castle of Saint George
The Castle of São Jorge is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic center of the city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The strongly fortified citadel dates from the medieval period.top


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