Jardim Botânico da Ajuda

Jardim Botânico da Ajuda is the oldest botanical garden in Portugal, laid out on two levels in 1768 as a part of Ajuda Palace in Lisbon. King Dom José I entrusted construction of the garden to the Marquis de Pombal (he took a big part in the reconstruction of…

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Zambujeira do Mar

The seaside town Zambujeira do Mar in Alentejo region is located on a high cliff and facing a romantic beach Praia da Zambujeira do Mar. The Portuguese word ′′zambujeira′′ means a low bush of the olive family growing even in…

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Chafariz de El-Rei

Chafariz de El-Rei – the royal fountain, is the oldest city spring and the first public fountain in Lisbon. You will come across it while walking from Campo das Cebolas towards the Museu do Fado. It was built in the…

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