"PORTUGAL - sites in UNESCO's World Heritage List" Europe Things to Do Tip by Mikebond

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Portugal has fourteen sites in the World Heritage List:
- Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (1983);
- Convent of Christ in Tomar (1983);
- Monastery of Batalha (1983);
- Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon (1983);
- Historic Centre of Evora (1986);
- Monastery of Alcobaça (1989);
- Cultural Landscape of Sintra (1995);
- Historic Centre of Oporto (1996);
- Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (1998, 2010) *;
- Laurisilva of Madeira (1999);
- Alto Douro Wine Region (2001);
- Historic Centre of Guimarães (2001);
- Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture (2004);
- Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications (2012).

Website: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list

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  • Updated Jul 8, 2012
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