Tourism in Evora and Alentejo has been growing since 1986, when UNESCO considered the city world heritage. Find out why on the following pages.

Evora UNESCO World Heritage

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Evora is considered world heritage by UNESCO since 1986. The main reason for this distinction is the fact that Evora is the best example of a city in the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon in the 1755 earthquake. Evora UNESCO world heritage is a recognition of the city importance and has brought it a lot of visitors over the years. Let´s …

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Evora coat of arms | Details of the exciting town history

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The image of the coat of arms of Evora, like the one in any city, is intimately associated to its history. It has a lot of details and it is truly a work of art. In the interior of a golden shield, we se the horseman Geraldo Geraldes galloping on a black horse while wielding a bloody silver sword. On the bottom of Evora’s coat …

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