The Castle of Almourol is medieval castle, located on a small islet in the middle of the Tagus River, in the civil parish of Praia do Ribatejo, 4 kilometres mi) from the municipal seat of Vila Nova da Barquinha, in the Portuguese Centre Region.
Castelo de Almourol, Portugal - Medieval castle located on a small islet in the middle of the Tagus River. The castle was part of the defensive line controlled by the Knights Templar, and a stronghold used during the Portuguese Reconquista.
The Alcobaça Monastery is a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal. UNESCO World Heritage Site in
Convent of Christ Castle, Tomar, Portugal - Built in 1160 as a stronghold for the Knights Templar, it became the headquarters of the renamed Order of Christ. In it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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
Stunning staircase in Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal. The bookstore was frequented by Harry Potter author JK Rowling when she taught English in Porto and is reported to be an inspiration for her writing.
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