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Santa Maria Maior is a freguesia and district of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Located in the historic center of Lisbon, Santa Maria Maior is to the west of São Vicente, east of Misericórdia, and south of Arroios and Santo António. It is home to numerous historic monuments, including Lisbon Cathedral, the Rossio, and the Praça do Comércio, as well as famous neighborhoods, such as the Lisbon Baixa, as well as parts of Bairro Alto and Alfama. The population in 2011 was 12,822, Wikipedia


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Tavira City Tuk Tuk Tour - 1h Tavira City Tour

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This tuk tuk tour of Tavira is done in a 100% electric vehicle. This tour has as main route the passage through the main areas of the city, getting to know the main streets and heritage of Tavira, including the historic area, Santa Maria do Castelo church, Tavira Castle and salt pans. Includes stops and information.

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Old Lisbon By Tuk Tuk

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Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world. With a unique architectural and cultural heritage, Lisbon is made up of several typical districts, different from each other, an inheritance of the various peoples who settled here and left a richness that still remains in the houses, gastronomy and toponymy of the city. This itinerary includes a visit to Lisbon's most representative neighborhoods such as the Patriarchal Church of Santa Maria Maior, Mouraria, Graça, Belvedere of Nossa Senhora do Monte, São Vicente Church, National Pantheon, Bairro de Alfama and Portas do Sol. of the legends and curiosities that hide at every corner.

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Knights Templar private tour in Tomar & Almourol

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On this tour we invite you to explore our best secret: the Knights Templar history. We’ll start our day in Tomar (140 km or 87 miles northeast of Lisbon). We’ll visit the Church of Santa Maria do Olival, that was built in the eleven-hundreds and was used as a burial place for the Knights Templar. Then, we’ll visit the Convento de Cristo which was founded in the same century and was the headquarters of the Knights Templar in Portugal. It’s a Romanic, Gothic, Manueline and Renaissance building with an 8-sided Templar church, inspired in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. We'll also explore Tomar, a lovely town. In the center of Tomar, we’ll find the country’s best-preserved medieval synagogue, that was built in the fourteen-hundreds. Tomar is also the perfect spot for a traditional local lunch. Finaly, we’ll end this tour in the Almourol castle, that was built in the middle of the river Tejo. We will take a boat to reach the castle and enjoy the view from the tallest tower.

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Holy Places in the Lands of Santa Maria

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Some apparitions took place in the middle ages, others more recently, but Portugal - Land of Santa Maria - has always been destined to be a holy land in some areas. You will see the interior and the coast north of Lisbon combined, within sites of Faith. Highlights:  Santarem - Church of the Holy Miracle  Fatima, the Altar of the Catholic Faith  Hear about the Miracle of Our Lady of Nazareth Description: Departure to Santarem where you will visit the Church of the Holy Miracle that occurred in the 13th century. From there we will proceed to Fatima, one of the altars of the Catholic faith, where you shall visit the apparitions chapel, basilica (tombs of the children) and the houses of the little shepherds, in Valinhos. Later on, we will guide you to Nazaré where in Sítio, you will get to know the oldest pilgrimage center in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Full-Day Portuguese Historical Villages Tour

Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon

On this Tour, you will have the opportunity to experience a full day discovering the Historic Villages of northern Portugal, whose formation precedes the creation of the nation! Get to know its heritage, history and traditions, while enjoying the delightful sightseeing. You will also visit Celorico da Beira and Linhares da Beira. Witness the Roman influence in Portuguese lands, in the traditional houses and on the roads with typical Roman Pavement. Besides that, get to know the Castle of Linhares and the Church of Santa Maria. This Historical Tour is like traveling back in time, where you have the chance know more about the villages that where in the origin of Portuguese nation.

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