D. Afonso Henriques.

Afonso Henriques The Battle of St. Mamede took place on 24 June, 1128 near…

Ribeira Palace in its mid-18th century Mannerist and Baroque form, only years before its destruction in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

Ribeira Palace in its century Mannerist and Baroque form, only years before its destruction in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

A lot of #monuments in #Lisbon Portugal today evoke the memory of groom #history events. After all, this is the city that was home to the Inquisition once. Read more!

A lot of #monuments in #Lisbon Portugal today evoke the memory of groom #history events. After all, this is the city that was home to the Inquisition once. Read more!

Statue_King_Afonso_Henriques_Portugal  Estátua de D. Afonso Henriques no Castelo de São Jorge em Lisboa, réplica da original, feita por Soares dos Reis, que se encontra em Guimarães

Statue_King_Afonso_Henriques_Portugal Estátua de D. Afonso Henriques no…

Estátua do rei Don Pelayo, em Covadonga, Astúrias, Espanha.  - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

Lisbon - Lisbonne - Lisboa 1572 - Caravel - Wikipedia

Lisbon - Lisbonne - Lisboa 1572 - Caravel - Wikipedia

Coat of Arms from the capitals of the 18th districts of Portugal.[[MORE]]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”.Light blue (top): Viana do Castelo Light pink: Braga Light green: Vila Real Blue-marine (top right): Bragança “Yellorange”: Porto (oPorto) Blue-grey: Aveiro Yellow: Viseu Red: Guarda Blue: Coimbra Light purple: Castelo Bran...

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, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.

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

King of Portugal Royal Throne, Palacio da Ajuda @Maria Canavello Mrasek Canavello Mrasek Dias  this blew my mind when I entered this palace in 1993. wow it's been 20 years already!

King of Portugal Royal Throne, Palacio da Ajuda Canavello Mrasek Canavello Mrasek Dias this blew my mind when I entered this palace in wow it's been 20 years already!

Lovely Loulé, Another Unspoilt Gem in the Algarve region of Portugal. Get away from the beach and discover the cultural and creative side of the Algarve, as well as the long history and fabulous market of Loulé. Find out what to see and do, plus where to stay in this relaxed Portuguese town.

What To See And Do In Loulé, Portugal

6 Traditional Portuguese wine-producing villages to explore in the Alto Douro Wine Region of Portugal: Provosende, Ucanha, Salzedas, Trevões, Barcos and Favaios. Discover Cistercian monasteries, baroque manor houses, traditional schist cottages and other interesting architecture. Learn about local culture, history and traditions, sample port wine, Douro wine and moscatel wine and corner bread from Favaios. Click to read more

6 Traditional Wine Villages To Explore In The Douro Wine Region

6 Traditional Portuguese wine-producing villages to explore in the Alto Douro…

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