Like a very bright country, Portugal is always extraordinary! Portugal is one of the countries found on the European continent and bears the Latin name of Lusitania, while the official name of this country itself is the Republic of Portugal. Remember that Portugal is a very developed country because its economic, political and social conditions are extremely stable, even well maintained, as is its high human development index. There are many tourist sites that you can visit here, we will try to mention the much more visited destinations here! Let’s go!
Océanario de Lisboa
The Oceanário de Lisboa is a Portuguese “oceanarium” located in the capital, Lisbon. It is part of the Ocean Pavilion, located in the Parc des Nations, a district created to host the 1998 Lisbon International Exhibition “Ocean future of humanity”. The largest indoor aquarium in Europe and is located in Lisbon, precisely in “the Parque das Nacoes”. Arriving at this place, you will be surprised by the architectural design so conceptual and constructed as the structure and shape of the plane. It was Peter Chermayeff who designed this building, and he is also known for having designed the Osaka Oceanarium building (one of the largest aquariums in the world).
The Douro is a 897 km long river that originates in Spain at 2,160 m above sea level, in the Sierra de Urbión belonging to the Iberian Cordillera, in the province of Sória. It winds through the Meseta for 612 km. Douro is a tourist site that deserves to be visited for freshness and peace of mind. River water comes from its source not far from Duoro de la Sierra, in the province of Soria, and it is known that there are 15 dams built above the Douro. The function of the dam is certainly to regulate the flow of water and to produce hydroelectric energy.
The Jeronimos Monastery is a Portuguese monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome, a monumental testimony to the wealth of Portuguese discoveries around the world. Like the tower of Belém, it is a significant example of the Manueline style. It is mandatory to come to this place because, in addition, because it is indeed a Gothic mannequin style building, this place was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983.
Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago of 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its wine and warm subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebble beaches and villages on the deltas of the Fajã river. The capital, Funchal, has botanical gardens. It is known for its port and its great New Year pyrotechnic show. Here are some brilliant tourist sites to visit in Portugal