Cultural Heritage

Soajo Ancient Granaries of Arcos de Valdevez

By |2019-01-08T21:21:48+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cultural Heritage, Portugal|

The Soajo village ( Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal ) is a structured settlement made up of granite houses that are characteristic in mountain regions, especially in the north of Portugal but found also elsewhere. The houses are set beside narrow streets, just wide enough for ox-carts to get by, and [...]

Tresminas – Roman Gold Mining Industry

By |2019-01-31T00:54:21+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cultural Heritage, Portugal|

Tresminas is an ancient gold mining complex dated back to the roman period and, extensively explored in those times. It is, as many mines of those days, an open pit mine, with differentiated rock cuts still visible today. The complex is a classified as Immovable Heritage by the Portuguese [...]

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