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Cristo-Rei, Sanctuary and Viewpoint

Cristo-Rei, Sanctuary and Viewpoint

The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro existing in Brazil, inspired, in 1934, during a visit to that city, the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, then Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira, to build a similar monument in Lisbon. The monument to Christ the King was…

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Lisbon, City for Lovers

The Portuguese capital features on Food & Wines top-25 most romantic destinations, alongside other captivating cities such as Paris (France), San Francisco (USA) and Kyoto (Japan). New York (USA), Fez (Morocco) and Edinburgh (Scotland) are also on the list. Lisbon…

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Ajuda´s Botanical Garden

The first botanical garden in Lisbon was built under the direction of Italian Domingos Vandelli, the fruit of the Enlightenment spirit of the Marquis of Pombal (1768), under the influence of the palatial Marquis of Angeja. Installed in the grounds…

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