Evora is one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, located in the Alentejo region, just 130 km from Lisbon. The city has preserved many architectural monuments, ancient arches, squares, unique fountains, so when You are strolling through its streets, You can feel the spirit of the middle ages. Also, Evora contains a large number of industries, which are engaged in processing of grapes, olives and cork. Here is produced one of the best wines in Portugal, that attracts many tourists. You will visit one of the wine cellars, and see the peculiarities of the production of this delicious drink and taste it.You will have the opportunity to purchase wine, wine accessories and high quality olive oils.
Evora is called a city-museum, because here are preserved many architectural attractions. One of the most interesting is Cathedral of Evora, that was built in Romano-Gothic style. It has a portal with statues of the Apostles, the monastery and the altar of the Virgin and Child, made of gilded wood. The Aqueduct is an outstanding monument of Evora, its length is 18 km. The ruins of the roman temple of Diana is the oldest of the monuments, it was built in II – III century AD. You can walk to the main square of Evora, Praça do Giraldo, where occurred many important events in history. The most famous Cathedral is the Church of São Francisco that was built in 1475-1550. It is famous for its Chapel of Bones, the inside of the room is decorated with bones and skulls of five thousand Franciscan monks. Above the entrance to the Chapel hangs an inscription: “We bones that here are, for yours await”.