Saint and sinner Lisbon: the temple that survived the fateful earthquake of limitations and enterprising monks

Saint and sinner Lisbon: the temple that survived the fateful earthquake of limitations and enterprising monks

On the walls of the Cathedral of St. Domingos traces of the devastating earthquake that shook the medieval Portugal.

Portugal will not be confused with any European country and its capital, Lisbon – the city is just unique. It is cozy, colorful, with a number of significant historical monuments, modern and very noisy at the same time.

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One of the main attractions of Lisbon, which is worth seeing is the national Pantheon. Entrance to attractions is € 5, but luxurious interiors with high columns and statues under the arch of the dome will not leave anyone indifferent. In addition, the buried temple, the Portuguese presidents and other famous people. Tourists often come here to climb to the terrace offering a stunning view over Lisbon.

Near the Pantheon there is a flea market, which has existed here for over a hundred years. It is possible to purchase a variety of trinkets in memory.

Another noteworthy place is located in the heart of Lisbon, near the Rossio square is the old Cathedral Domingos. The Shrine is called the place of power and tragic at the same time. Here uttered sentences during the great earthquake that destroyed Portugal. It is believed that this earthquake was so great that it changed the fate of Christianity in General.

In addition, the Cathedral of St. Domingos «survived the fire, whose traces are still visible on its walls. The temple specifically were not restored completely to its interiors were by the mention of those tragic events.

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Another interesting place where you can enjoy delicious cakes, is near another Shrine – the monastery of Jeronimos. Old-time candy store, referred to, was founded by monks in 1837, to earn money for the monastery. They baked a cake, «belém», which have now become very popular. The Goodies are prepared according to recipe unchanged for over 180 years, and the ingredients are held in strict confidence. Gourmet baskets with custard for one Euro ten cents people from all over the world, so there are always huge queues.

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Videomay guide. Portugal — national Pantheon and 180-year-old bakery

Today we will show you the capital of Portugal is a unique city that will not leave anyone indifferent. First we will show you one of the best viewpoints, then visit the Cathedral, which is called the place of power and find a bakery that makes special cakes for over 180 years.

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