Tagged: UNESCO world heritage list

Castle of Guimaraes, Portugal

Continuing my journey from Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, I am now at Guimaraes. Castle of Guimaraes is the place where Portugal was created. Visiting it was like traveling back in time to 10th...

University of Coimbra, Portugal

University of Coimbra has the reputation of being one of the oldest universities of Europe and oldest one of Portugal! The University was first established in Lisbon, after several relocations it was firmly established...

Convento de Cristo, Tomar, Portugal

The first part of the post on Convent of Christ, Tomar I described partly what to see in interiors of this monastery. This post continues with some more details on the cloisters in Convento...

Convent of Christ, Tomar, Portugal

The monastery of Tomar, also called the Convent of Christ is no less than a masterpiece! The building is a unique combination of church, fortress, castle and convent. The design and details speaks volumes...

Visit to Batalha Monastery, Portugal

Batalha Monastery is an incomplete monastery, yet in its incomplete state the monastery is incredible! The history associated with this monastery and the sculpted carvings are outstanding. Batalha Monastery is a symbol of victory!...

Road Trip Sintra to Tomar, Portugal

4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in a day! Weather, roads, traffic, everything seemed to favor us that day! This road trip was made on 24th May 2015. The night stay was planned at Tomar...