A beautiful monument worth a visit no doubt!

The 7 Wonders of Portugal -1st Wonder

Our country is really worth seeing!
To get to know …
For some reason we are one of the hottest destinations in Europe and the world!!
The amazing thing is that many of us do not really know the country underneath our feet.
At a time when globally there is a giant race to assign the title of World Heritage Site to the most prestigious monuments it is noteworthy that in this related subject we are very well served.
From the North to the South of Portugal.
And as is well known, the country we have today began exactly in the North and as such the first wonder is certainly worth mentioning.

GUIMARÃES CASTLE

In a dominant position, overlooking the Campo de São Mamede, this monument is linked to the Portuguese Province foundation and the struggles of the Independence of Portugal, being popularly referred to as the cradle of nationality. In 2007 he was elected so informal as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. Its construction date is prior to the IX century.

 

Guimarães Castle

Guimarães Castle

A beautiful monument!

A beautiful monument!

 The famous " Ménage Tower" one of the original structures of the Castle.

The famous ” Ménage Tower” one of the original structures of the Castle.

"Menage Tower"

“Menage Tower”

The surroundings offer a lovely walk with green vivid colors everywhere one looks.

The surrowndings offer a lovely walk with green vivid colors everywhere one looks.

From every angle it is possible to see how well preserved this ancient stronghold is.

From every angle it is possible to see how well preserved this ancient stronghold is.

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