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View from Monsaraz


View from Monsaraz
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Copyright: Lurdes Melo (CallMeMaria) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1761 W: 155 N: 4808] (24780)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-11-08
Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2020-01-24 4:12
Viewed: 68
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Perched high above the River Guadiana close to the frontier with Spain, the tiny medieval walled village of Monsaraz to the east of Évora is one of the most atmospheric places in the entire Alentejo region. With its narrow cobbled lanes, low-rise houses and striking picture-book castle, visitors can feel the true essence of medieval Portugal in one of the oldest places in southern Europe. Monsaraz has been inhabited since prehistoric times as the Celts, Romans, Visigoths and Moors each took full advantage of the hill’s defensive potential. https://portugaltravelguide.com/monsaraz-portugal/


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What a beautiful stone work.
This is to remind us of a time when people took the time to do things right ....
Magnificent
Thank you Lurdes for sharing.

An excellent post-cards from miles away...and natural colorful details, here have been presented well done LURDES MELO

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