This one is a beautiful city that must be visited in your life, namely Evora in Alentejo province, Portugal. The historic city of Evora is like a museum, because there are so many historic places and buildings in there. As one of the best cities in Portugal, Evora has a long history that interesting to observe. According to the history, Evora reached the golden age the 15th century and left many historic buildings. Now, you can findd approximately 4.000 historic buildings in this city with the area about 1.307 square kilometers. Here I suggest some interest of places that must be see in the historic city of Evora.
Roman Temple, It is the most famous building in Evora and also known as Temple of Diana. It raised about 7.68 high platform and consists of 14 from 18 original granite Corinthian columns that still standing.
The Cathedral Evora, It is the greatest medieval cathedral in here even in Portugal and was completed in 13th century. The cathedral was built in Gothic style and decorated with sculptures of apostles. The location of this cathedral is very strategic, it is located on the highest part of Evora. So, the visitors could be see the cathedral easily.
The Chapel of Bones, It is a unique and historic chapel in the city which covered by human bones. The chapel was built by a Franciscan monk in the 16 century. For those of you who want to see a unique chapel, the chapel of bones is the best for that.
Praca de Giraldo, It is a main square in Evora used for execution grounds during the Spanish inquisition. Now, this place usees as cafes which surrounded by striking townhouses.
That’s all some of interests places in the historic city of Evora that can be reference for those of you who want to vacation in this city. Actually, still the other interest of places in the city of Evora such as Evora Museum, Palace of Vasca da Gama, Silver Water Aqueduct, Old University of Evora, St. Francis Church and many others. In conclusion, if you want to enjoy the walk museum, visit to the historic city of Evora is a perfect choice for that. This city is easy for access, it is only 2 hours from the capital city of Lisbon.
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