The Church of the Assumption is, without a doubt, the most striking religious monument in the city. The church is located right in the center of Cascais. The construction of the beautiful church was completed in the 18th century. Visiting it will be interesting not only for fans of architectural sights, but also for people who care about painting. Nowadays the church exhibits a collection of works by Josepha de Obidos - a famous painter who was born and spent his life in Cascais.
The Maritime Museum is usually among the cultural and educational facilities of the city that are worth visiting. According to one theory, the museum was founded by order of King Carlos I. The museum will help visitors to get acquainted with the variety of marine life. Visitors will also hear the story of the city's fishing traditions. Old boats are among the most interesting items in the collections of the museum. Local fishermen used these boats to sail several centuries ago.
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