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An Introduction to the Tour of Portugal Reference Stack
This program uses Allegiant Technologies' Supercard Player (TM) to present
information about and images of Portugal including the following centres:
Douro River, Porto
Portugal's name is probably derived from the old Roman name for this city:
Portus Cale. Porto (Oporto) is famous for port wine produced from the grapes
of the vineyards along the Douro River (River of Gold). Two metal bridges
built in 1877 and 1886 span the Douro. The first was designed by Eiffel.
The latter, following a similar design, has two decks to serve the traffic
of both the upper and lower sections of the city. In the foreground are
port boats moored near the cellars.
Belem Tower, Lisbon
Lisbon (Lisboa), Portugal's capital and largest city features many attractions.
The Belem Tower (1515-1520), an elegant example of Manueline architecture,
built on the Tagus River, is one.
Ossuary Chapel, Faro
The old city of Faro, the principal city of the Algarve region, is surrounded
by a wall. One entrance is typically European and the other, reflecting
Moorish influences, looks very North African. Another unusual sight is the
Ossuary Chapel (completely faced with skulls and bones) adjacent to the
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