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The architecture of Lisbon through the ages

The architecture of Lisbon has been influenced through history by its rulers, its seafaring exploits and a great big earthquake. Walk through its different neighbourhoods to make your own architectural tour through time. The Moors – Arabic influence Lisbon was under Moorish rule from the 8th-12th centuries. The current Castelo de São Jorge dates from the […]

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24 hours in Madrid: me at Plaza Mayor

How to spend 24 hours in Madrid

With only 24 hours in this pulsating city, this guide helps you get to the beating heart of Madrid, Spain’s capital. A Modern-Art Morning Get your modern-art fix at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, housing four floors of works by famous names such as Miró, Dalí, and Picasso. The 1937 work, “Guernica,” […]

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