Évora Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Cromeleques dos Almendres

    March 17 - Temples of the Equinox The visit is as follows: Cromlech Vale de Maria do Meio - Symbology of cromlechs, Rites ofthe equinox in prehistory, Ancient Meaning of Easter Cromlech of Portela...

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  • 2. University buildings-General

    In Evora you will find the 2nd oldest university in Portugal,dating back to the year 1559. This university-buildings are next to the Mercade Municipal and the Franziscan church. We did not enter the...

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  • 3. Outside Walls

    This convent produces everything it needs for its monks. They don't go out. There are two distinct monasteries. This is the one inside the walls of the fortress. The monks that live here are in...

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  • 4. Sao Bento's Hill

    Wonderful place where you can see a full view of this city. This place has some old wind mils. take the road to Malagueira and as soon as you get to the Municipal Swiming Pool garden turn left....

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  • 5. Street scenes

    Late in the afternoon, after we had done our touristy things in Evora, we took a walk, both for a "rest" from the day and also with an eye open for a good place to eat dinner. As we approached the...

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  • 6. Bairro da Malagueira

    Made by the famous architect Alvaro Siza Veira, its has this arabish look. Go for a walk. Be careful cos some of the houses are habited by gipsies that some times could be not very friendly....

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  • 7. Medieval Paintings

    This is really a very nice ip that you'll thank me after. Nobody knows about this place. Ask in the Turism Office for more details or just go to the after of Eugenio de Almeida building (same building...

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  • 10. "Presépios"

    Évora is beautiful, but it doesn't limit to stay there - there are things happening. In my last visit, Graça church has a display of hundreds of nativity...

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  • 11. Tiles

    The beaten path takes people quickly across St Francisco church to visit Bones Chapel. Step a bit outside the path, and pay a little more attention to the...

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  • 12. Arts and Culture in Evora

    To find out about arts and culture offerings while in Evora, contact the Fundacao Eugenio de Almeida. The Fundacao offers art exhibits, concerts, workshops and...

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  • 13. 'Organic' date in Jardim Publico

    In the Jardim Publico, the public garden, you will find a living calender. It shows the date of the day built of small trees. I think it is a funny idea and...

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  • 14. O Recinto Megalítico dos Almendres

    The Almendres Cromlech megalithic complex is near the town of Guadalupe, therefore, Evora, and it’s one of the earliest public monuments. It is the largest...

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  • 15. Igrea da Graca

    Igrea da Graca is not far from the Franciscan church and even though it looks quite interesting from outside, it is off-limits for visitours, because it is...

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  • 16. Museu de Evora

    This church of Santa Clara, a former Jesuite-church was transferred into the Museu de Evora and we passed by it when walking from the Busstation to Praga de...

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  • 17. high above the cloisters of the cathedral

    High above the cloisters of the cathedral you may take a walk and get a nice view of the old town of Evora and also of some details of the cathedral that you...

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  • 18. Camara Municipal

    After the Roman Temple, Evora's most significant Roman ruins are the baths uncovered beneath the town hall. By the looks of things they are still excavating...

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  • 19. theme of morbidity

    Now after explaining my fascination with cemetaries, I ought to also tell you that this is one reason why I decided to explore Évora. They have a renowned...

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  • 20. prowling around the cemetaries

    This may seem like an odd activity, but I am attracted to cemetaries of all types, not just those that have any special significance. Now how many of you would...

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  • 21. Vasco da Gama

    In the gardens around D. Manuel's palace there's a small statue of Vasco da Gama. It was offered by the population of Natal, in South Africa, to commemorate his...

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  • 22. Jardim Publico

    The peaceful and quiet garden at Praca 1 de Maio, near the city walls, was where Vasco da Gama received the comission to travel to India.

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