Fashion and accessories and Manga (Coimbra) (**)

Fashion and accessories and Manga (Coimbra) (**)

Manga Garden is a unique monument in Portugal, symbolizing the source of eternal life, with God to spread his word through the world. The words are symbolized by water-Source of Life. It is one of the most beautiful Fons … (Read more)

About Tower of Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (**) (Demolished)

About Tower of Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (**) (Demolished)

Coimbra is a city that saw throughout the twentieth century its monumental heritage be partially destroyed. The Romanesque tower of Santa Cruz is an example. The tower was part of the defensive about, which included other large towers … (Read more)

Monastery of Santa Cruz -Coimbra(***)(I)-What still exists!

Monastery of Santa Cruz -Coimbra(***)(I)-What still exists!

The Monastery of Santa Cruz, belonging to the Order of Canons Regular of St. Augustine, the Roman Catholic Church, followed an established rule from the teachings of St. Augustine philosopher. Its members are called black canons in a reference to the color … (Read more)

Local Notables Cultural Tourism in Coimbra

Local Notables Cultural Tourism in Coimbra

In the district of Coimbra were identified by us 122 Heritage units Notável (material) and 27 immaterial. This heritage is urgent to know, love and defend is also a more economic value for tourism, expected quality. Unfortunately in … (Read more)

Victory” against the construction of mini-hydro Foz do Mondego river gully in

Victory” against the construction of mini-hydro Foz do Mondego river gully in

A Plataforma Mondego Life, over more than three years of fighting is to be congratulated because it has achieved something rare in our country, the back of the construction of a mini-hydro that would hurt coastal communities in the municipalities of Gois, … (Read more)

Machado de Castro Museum awarded the prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome

Machado de Castro Museum awarded the prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome

The reclamation project of the Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra, designed by the Portuguese architect Gonçalo Byrne, was awarded the international prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome. The National Museum has won the ex-aequo prize the Square Renewal of Aquileia Basilica and … (Read more)

Fifth Ge- A Boutique Hotel in Beira Serra

Fifth Ge- A Boutique Hotel in Beira Serra

Recently visited the Quinta da Ge located in Aldeia das Dez, small town integral network of Schist Villages of Central Portugal. Despite the rainy weather and misty horrendous for travelers, understand that we are in the presence of … (Read more)

Chapel of St. Peter (Arganil) (*)- Gothic funerary chapel early in Beira Serra

Chapel of St. Peter (Arganil) (*)- Gothic funerary chapel early in Beira Serra

The chapel of St. Peter in Arganil is a rare example of early Gothic architecture in a region far from large urban centers, even more so when this style is adding a touch of Romanesque. The austere St. Chapel … (Read more)

Arches of the Aqueduct of Garden-San Sebastian (Coimbra) (*)

Arches of the Aqueduct of Garden-San Sebastian (Coimbra) (*)

The Arches Garden, by stood adjacent to the Botanical Garden of Coimbra, is also known as Aqueduct S. Sebastian was built in between 1568 and 1570, on what was once a Roman aqueduct that served to fuel … (Read more)

Quiaios Beach (Figueira da Foz)- Between the mountains and the sea

Quiaios It's one of the beautiful beaches in the district of Coimbra, has one beach dune field preserved with chargeback and pine-Na Beach Murtinheira starts the Jurassic Cabo Mondego-This beach has great infrastructure (Hotel, camping and … (Read more)

Film on the Botanical garden and woods of Coimbra awarded in Croatia

One of my favorite places in Coimbra is the Botanical Garden and Forest. It is very fixolas to cultural and scientific tourism, think, meditate, study, read and up to date. In July a promotional tourist film “Botanical Garden … (Read more)

The University of Coimbra is a World Heritage site

Not everything is negative for lands of Lusitania homeland, because the University of Coimbra is a World Heritage site. Portugal will 15 sets, monuments or natural areas classified as World Heritage (see the list here). Do not get the player friend … (Read more)

Castellum of Alcabideque- The water tower mother abandoned (Condeixa-a-Nova) (*)

Castellum is one of the Alcabideque 5 Notable local circuit of Romanization of the central coast of Portugal, the other four are: – The criptopórtico of Coimbra (**) (view here) -The Roman Villa of Rabaçal (Penela) (*) – A villa Romana … (Read more)

Chapel of the Blacksmiths (Oliveira do Hospital) (*)- The Mystery of the Stone Knight

3 Reasons to visit the Chapel of the Blacksmiths 1 a chapel Blacksmith is one of the most beautiful Gothic chapels of Portugal 2- Has some of the most important achievements of Master Pero 3-To know one of the most important equestrian statues … (Read more)

The National Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra will fully reopen

Not all bad news, after so many years closed for remodeling and increased exhibition space that triples, a task carried out by architect Gonçalo Byrne, HIA vai reabrir, right in the heart of Upper Coimbra, about … (Read more)

Café Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (*)-It is the most beautiful coffee Portugal?

Café Café Santa Cruz Santa Cruz which is the ancient parish church of Santa Cruz, known as the Church of St. John of the Owners or as the church of St. John of Santa Cruz, was handed to the cult years … (Read more)

Church of Coimbra Seminar (*)-Sumptuous Italian work of art….Coimbra

Church of the Seminary of Coimbra The church of the Seminary of Coimbra is a great set of baroque Italianate which houses within it a small chapel filled with wonderful works of art and has the most beautiful painted dome … (Read more)