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Old Montalto Sanatorium in Valongo

By |2021-01-01T20:59:36+00:00November 29th, 2017|Places, Portugal|

  Sanatoriums as treatment facilities for TB Montalto Sanatorium was one of those facilities. Tuberculosis disease has been present in humans since ancient times, and can be tracked as far as 17,000 years ago in the animal kingdom. The disease was not recognized as such till [...]

Arouca Geopark – Geologic Heritage

By |2021-01-01T21:05:43+00:00November 29th, 2017|Portugal|

  The region The Arouca Geopark is located in northern Portugal and inserted in the Hesperian Massif, and coincides with the Arouca municipality a valley which occupies an area of approximately 329 square kilometers. The entire territory is classified as "Arouca-Geopark" which is [...]

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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