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Friday 24th May, 2013
Evora is a beautiful city built in 1755 after the massive earthquake that destroyed Lisbon, and it would serve as an excellent vacation spot! As you probably know, Evora sits in Alentejo which is south of Portugal, and it does in fact serve as the capital of the Alto Alentejo Provice.
Evora is often considered to be one of the most dynamic middle age cities, and a number of critical decisions were made in this city. In addition to that there were quite a few royal weddings held in Evora, making it a rather romantic location during those times.
If you are thinking of visiting Evora for any reason then you will more than likely enjoy looking at the monuments built by major artists of the time, and their continued existence does a great job of demonstrating the amazing past and cultural influence that took place within the city of Evora. There are many different architectural styles present in Evora including Romanic, manueline, mannerist, gothic, and even baroque. There are a number of palaces and narrow streets that may not be considered important today, but in their time they were magnificent, and considered to be the height of architectural technology. That being said, you will certainly want to bring a camera to capture the artistic beauty of this city.
Today you will find that Evora features over 4000 historic buildings, each of them telling their very own unique story to anyone that may wish to listen. The only question now is what on Earth you're waiting for! There are so many different things to see and do within this beautiful city, and while you may never be able to describe it's beauty to your friends and family back home, you will have the memories, and you will always be able to view the pictures, even if they do not compare to the historic majesty conveyed to you by a real life visit.
Stone buildings, beautiful walkways, and people you will never forget. That is what awaits you should you choose to enter Evora, and there is a strong chance that when you see it, you will immediately want to see what else the country has to offer, and why not? There is no other place on earth quite like this, and you will find that out immediately when you head home once again.