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The majority of landmarks are located in the capital of the country - Lisbon and its suburbs. For more than 700 years Saint George's Castle, which is located on a high hill, has been the main symbol of the city. Starting from the 13th century it was used as a royal palace, nowadays one of its towers hosts an archive with important documents of the country level. Approximately one third of the castle was destroyed during the earthquake in 1755, so only the main wall and a couple of towers have survived until our days. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is not only a famous religious landmark, but also an important historical object. Many famous guests visited the monastery in the past, for example, Vasco da Gama, who prayed there before his famous travel to India. After the return of the famous explorer a church dedicated to Virgin Mary was built near the monastery. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is also the place of the burial of the royal family, and one of the monastery's buildings has been turned into marine and archaeological museums. … Open

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Setubal sightseeing

Located in a wonderful climatic zone on the slopes of low ridges, Setubal is adjacent to the Sierra de Arrábida National Park on one side, and to the Rio Sado River on another. This town is located not far away from the famous Troy peninsula. Setubal is founded on the ruins of an ancient Roman settlement named Cetobria. This place is famous for its attractive streets with beautiful old houses, lush gardens and … Open

Travel guide to Setubal

Miniature St. Julian church of the 13th century is also a great place to visit. Local fishermen spearheaded the construction of the church. It was their donations that helped to build a religious monument. Over the years, the church has been rebuilt several times. At present, its external appearance and interior design combine elements of different styles. The ancient wooden floor is one of the most unusual elements … Open

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