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Things to do in Sesimbra

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  • One of the first and definitely grandest example of Manueline architecture to be found anywhere in Portugal; the Jerónimos Monastery in Belem is the embodiment of Portugal's exuberance during the Age

  • World acclaimed private modern art collection with works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Jeff Koons, and more.

  • Set in a commanding position overlooking Portugal's capital, the Castelo de São Jorge dates back to Moorish times.

  • The Tower in outstanding example of 16th c. Manueline architecture.

  • 19th century neoclassical palace on the edge of Lisbon in Ajuda. The palace was built as the royal residence and has the lavish interior to prove it.

  • Now the official residence of the president of Portugal the palace was built in the 16th by Manuel of Portugal to overlook the nearby Jerónimos Monastery

  • Celebrating the achievements of explorers during the building of Portugal's empire is the Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Discoveries Monument).

  • The statue of Cristo Rei (Christ the King) with his arms outstretched dominates the skyline of the far bank of the river from Lisbon.

  • The Electricity Museum (Museu da Electricidade) is housed in the old power station on the banks of the river Tejo in Belém.

  • Museum housing the extensive collection of carriages belonging to the Portuguese royal family and nobility.

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