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Architecture In Portugal

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Architecture In Portugal

The architecture of Portugal is renowned for its unique style and use of traditional materials. The Portuguese style is characterized by the use of terracotta tiles and ornate wrought iron balconies, as well as traditional stone masonry. Portuguese architecture is also known for its asymmetric layouts and the use of baroque, neoclassical and modern elements. Portugal is home to many noteworthy structures, including the São Jorge Castle in Lisbon and the Monastery of Batalha, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country also boasts several renowned modernist structures, such as the MAAT and the Cordoaria Nacional, both located in Lisbon. Portuguese architecture is a mix of traditional and modern styles that reflect the country's rich culture and history.

terracotta tiles, wrought iron balconies, traditional masonry, baroque, neoclassical, modernist structures, São Jorge Castle, Monastery of Batalha, MAAT, Cordoaria Nacional.

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