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The incredible medieval stories depicted in a railway station

In the magnificent entrance hall of the Sao Bento station in Porto, northern Portugal, is a display in painted tiles of key scenes in medieval history from that country. It’s an amazing riot of historical kitsch that has visitors to…

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Medieval Journey in the town of Santa Maria da Feira

The ‘Viagem Medieval’ is three weeks of Middle Ages mayhem when an entire town in northern Portugal goes back seven hundreds in time. There is everything you would expect and a whole lot more. I visited last Friday – fresh,…

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