The noble statue of Don (also known as Pelagius) stands near the Cave of where this king led a decisive battle in 722 A. that initiated the reclaiming of Catholic Pre-Spain from the invading Muslim of North Africa.
Coat of Arms from the capitals of the 18 districts of Continental Portugal. Note: Portuguese districts don’t have any coat of arms or flag to represent themselves, so in this map the coat of arms are the ones from the “district’s capitals”
The Alcobaça Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153