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Soajo Ancient Granaries of Arcos de Valdevez

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 [...]

By |2019-01-08T21:21:48+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cultural Heritage, Portugal|0 Comments

Arouca Geopark – Geologic Heritage

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 a member of the European Geoparks Network and UNESCO Global Geoparks [...]

By |2019-03-13T22:26:18+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cultural Heritage, Herança Cultural, Portugal|0 Comments

Tresminas – Roman Gold Mining Industry

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 [...]

By |2019-01-31T00:54:21+00:00November 29th, 2017|Cultural Heritage, Portugal|0 Comments
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