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Culture of Portimao. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Prasa Manuel Teixeira Gomes Portimao is old port city, which have turned into dimensioned resort of universal importance. Its main guests are lovers of beach resting and active entertainments; lovers of exhibitions visit this city too. The noted sight is located in Alvor district, it is a question of old church of 16 century. It was the witness of number of important historical events and it was destroyed several times; a lot of interesting religious artifacts are kept in this church.
For a number of tourists Portimao is associated with spacious beaches, colorful night clubs and very beautiful parks. It is the real paradise for those who prefer active resting and beach … Open
People who love to visit interesting historical places will be interested in visiting of Armaco-de-Pera, where the small stronghold is kept. It was built in the middle of 18th century and protected important commercial districts from pirates, at the present time this stronghold is opened for visiting. People who like to walk on foot usually like Carvoeiro a bit more.
In spite of the fact that it is considered center of beach tourism and there are not any important historical sights, Carvoeiro is one of the most beautiful and romantic city’s districts. Villas located near the seaside are the real works of architectural art. Near the resort there are some touristic objects too. Copyright
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Lovers of ecological tourism need to include visiting of Estombar cave in their resting program. It is located in picturesque natural region and it is one of the most famous sights in Algarve. Figueira district is noted for a number of historical sights too, archaeologists who have recently worked on its territory made another fairy discover.
MUNICIPAL DE PORTIMAO They discovered floors of old Roman villa, it is amazing that it have managed to survive until the present time. Today everybody who wants to look at the skilled mosaic and walk along archeological districts can do this. Another important archeological object is located in Alcalar district. Here the curious travelers can see the tombs whose age is older than 5 thousand years. It is the small part of noted sights, which can be seen during the traveling in Portimao.
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Iconic cultural sights of Portugal

Fans of bullfighting will like Carvoeiro – a paradise for lovers of thrills and bloody spectacle. For those who love leisurely walks, there is a place called Armacao de Pera with its untouched nature, quiet parks and architectural gems. The city of Évora in the province of Alentejo is famous for its local Aqueduct, the remains of the ancient Roman temple Diana, the Palaces of the ruler Manuel, Vasco da Gama and the Cathedral. There is an operational University and Museum. It is a pleasure to wander through the main square of the city, surrounded by ancient buildings. … Open
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Culture guide to Portimao. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Portimao: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Portimao. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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