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  • 1. Portuguese Monuments PIEF T1 Oeiras 2009/2010 Escola E.B. 2,3 C/ Secundário Aquilino Ribeiro Comunicar em Língua Estrangeira
  • 2. Nota introdutória
    • Os alunos nas aulas de CLE pesquisaram pelos monumentos (um por distrito) trabalhados em HA, procurando descrições dos mesmos em Inglês.
    • Após essa pesquisa seleccionaram, compilaram e apresentaram as informações em cartolina e em PowerPoint.
  • 3. Introduction
    • Portugal is a country with a long History. In the past many civilizations came and lived in this territory, all of them left their mark. They built castles, palaces, towns and cities. Before this the prehistoric Man had already molded the Portuguese landscape.
  • 4. Monuments
  • 5.
    • Church of Santa Luzia is on a hill above the town of Viana do Castelo and above the river Lima. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century based on the Sacré Couer of Montmartre, in Paris.
    Church of Santa Luzia
  • 6.
    • Bom Jesus de Braga is a Portuguese sanctuary in the surroundings of the city of Braga, in northern Portugal. Its name means Good Jesus of the mount.
    • The Sanctuary is a notable example of pilgrimage site with a monumental, Baroque stairway that climbs 116 meters.
    Sanctuary Bom Jesus de Braga
  • 7.
    • Mateus Palace is one of the finest examples of lay baroque architecture in Portugal. The palace is attributed to the Italian architect, Nicola Nasoni and is built on the road that links Vila Real to Sabrosa.
    Mateus Palace
  • 8.
    • A previous Bragança fortification might have been built during the reign of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, when this region used to belong to his brother in law Fernão Mendes.
    Bragança Castle
  • 9.
    • Clérigos Church tower was the tallest structure in Portugal when completed in 1763.
    Clérigos Church
  • 10.
    • Senhor das Barrocas Chapel was built in 1732. This chapel is one of the most valuable monuments of Aveiro. This city is a kind of a Portuguese Venice, it is beautiful.
    Senhor das Barrocas Chapel
  • 11.
    • Viseu Cathedral (also known as Sé de Viseu) is the bishopric seat of the city of Viseu, in Portugal. The church started being built in the 12th century and is the most important historical monument of the town. It is currently a mix of architectural styles, especially from the Manueline, Renaissance and Mannerist periods.
    Viseu Cathedral
  • 12.
    • The mediaeval Guarda Cathedral (also known as Sé da Guarda) is the main attraction of the city of Guarda, in Northeastern Portugal. Its construction took from 1390 until the mid 16th century, combining Gothic and Manueline styles.
    Guarda Catheral
  • 13.
    • University of Coimbra , the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking world and one of the oldest in Europe. It attracts visitors from around the world due to its monumental buildings and history, making the city an important touristic destination.
  • 14.
    • The construction of the Leiria Castle was ordered by the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, as way of establish a defensive line against the Moors, yet the wars with Galicia gave some advantage to the Moors and, for two times, they were able to take over Leiria.
  • 15.
    • The construction of the Castelo Branco Castle is attributed to the Templar Military Order, around the year 1220, which received these lands from the first Portuguese king, D. Afonso Henriques, after its conquest from the Arabs.
    • This fortress was part of the so called “Tejo river defensive line”, from which also were part the lovely Almourol Castle, the Monsanto Castle, the Tomar Castle and the Zêzere Castle.
    Castelo Branco Castle
  • 16.
    • The Convent of the Order of Christ (Convento de Cristo), in Tomar, Portugal, was originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century. The Convent of Christ of Tomar is one of Portugal's most important historical and artistic monuments and has been in the World Heritage list of UNESCO since 1983.
    The Convent of the Order of Christ
  • 17.
    • Portalegre Cathedral is an astonishing monument. It was founded in 1556.
    Portalegre Cathedral
  • 18.
    • Temple of Diana , dating from the 2nd century, is one of the Iberian Peninsula's best preserved Roman monuments, raised on a 3m high stone platform, with 14 of the original 18 granite Corinthian columns still standing.
    Temple of Diana
  • 19.
    • Beja Castle , while resting on Roman fortifications, was rebuilt by king Dinis in 1310. During the 16th century, certain improvements were carried out resulting in the Manueline features that can be seen, for example, in the twinned tower windows that look out onto the Praça de Armas, the entrance to the castle.
    Beja Castle
  • 20.
    • Tower of Belém , built to commemorate Vasco da Gama's expedition, is a reminder of the great maritime discoveries that laid the foundations of the modern world. The tower was built in the early sixteenth century and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles.
    Tower of Belém
  • 21.
    • Monument from 1871 made of marble and sculpted by Pedro Carlos dos Reis. Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage, poet born at Setúbal (1765-1805).
  • 22.
    • Carmo Church was built during the 18th century (called as Igreja do Carmo). Some of the remarkable parts of the church are the outside section where there are the imposing façade and the twin bell towers of the church. The inside section of the church is dominated by Algarvean Baroque style.
    Carmo Church
  • 23.
    • Trabalho realizado pelos alunos da turma T1 do Pief Oeiras no âmbito da disciplina de C.L.E..