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Circus Theater – Braga, Portugal

The needs that arose from a growing city and the plans to extend the “Avenida da Liberidade”, the City of Braga (Portugal) took control of the abandoned “Convent dos Remédios” to develop a urban project that included the construction of a new theater. Work on the construction of the Circus Theater began in 1911, in order to revive the arts in the city. Continue reading “Circus Theater – Braga, Portugal”

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“Plaza de Cervantes” – Santiago de Compostela, Spain

During medieval times, the popular meeting point in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain) was known as the “Forum”, a place where the town crier announced news of the municipality and the Archbishopric. The place later became the mercantile center of the city earning itself the name of “Plaza do Campo”.  Continue reading ““Plaza de Cervantes” – Santiago de Compostela, Spain”

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“São Bentinho do Hospital” – Braga, Portugal

Walking down along side the “Iglesia do Hospital de São Marcos” on the the “Rua de São Bentinho” in Braga, Portugal, we find a small chapel with the name of “São Bentinho do Hospital” or “São Bento”. It dates back to the 18th century and its style is Baroque and Neoclassical. Continue reading ““São Bentinho do Hospital” – Braga, Portugal”