The creative and cultural legacy of Spain’s biggest and capital city, Madrid, is the main reason why it is still one of the most-travelled places in the entire world.
The caves are a representation of the Palaeolithic art that developed in Europe, particularly in the Iberian Peninsula and Urals from 35,000 to 11,000 BC. The caves possess deep galleries that are isolated from climatic influences – a fact that has helped the art remains well preserved over thousands of years.
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Ultramodern metropolitans are always a sight to behold, but the history and seemingly eternal exquisiteness of old cities don’t easily lose their value. So are you aware of the priceless ancient cities that still exist in this world?
Get a spectacular Portuguese vacation by sailing to one of the islands on Madeira!
See another lovely town of Portugal by visiting the endearing seaside resort on Estoril Coast.
The history of the monastery is closely linked to the founding of the Portuguese monarchy. Apparently Alfonso Henriques declared King Afonso I in 1139; he attributed his political success to the crusaders. Alcobaca was granted to the Cistercians in recognition of their valor in conquering Santarem in 1152.
Barcelona is more known for its beautiful soccer game as displayed by the FC Barcelona. It is home to world famous footballers such as Lionel Messi and coaches such as the former FC Barcelona Coach, Pep Guardiola. However, amidst this football craze is a little gem called Tabloa Cardobes that boasts the best talent in Flamenco artists.