Braga’s Monuments (Portugal). 'Portugal’s third-largest city is blessed with terrific restaurants, a vibrant university and raucous festivals, but when it comes to historic sites it is unparalleled in Portugal. Here’s the remarkable 12th-century cathedral, there’s a 14thcentury church. Braga has not one, but two sets of Roman ruins, and an 18th-century palace turned museum. Then there’s Escadaria do Bom Jesus.' www.lonelyplanet....
Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, Santiago de Compostela, Galice, Galicia, Espagne, Spain 48 la Cathédrale
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in North-western Spain. Tradition says that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried here. The way of Saint James has existed for over a thousand years. It was one of the the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times together with Rome and Jerusalem.
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The Elevador de Santa Justa also known as the #santajustalift is a beautifully crafted elevator that transports passengers from the #Baixa district in #lisboa near the #waterfront up to the ruins of the #igrejadocarmo church. The #elevator is an #industrialage marvel with the outer #ironwork structure forming #neo-gothic #arches while inside two #sumptuous wood carriages whisk passengers up to the viewing platform. Functionally it provides an invaluable service to tourists by eliminating the ar