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Almendres Cromlech

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The megalithic site o Almendres, one of the earliest public monuments of humanity, constitues the greatest set of structured menhirs in the Iberian Peninsula and certainly one of the most important in Europe. This magnific monument was initially composed by more than one hundred monoliths. Its archaelogical research allowed the detection of several construction periods through the Neolithic Period (5000-4000 bc) until got the look similar to what is nowadays presented. Ninety two menhirs of different sizes and forms currently form twwo grounds that were built oriented to different equinos directions. Around a dozen monoliths is decorated with carved drawings and relief. This was a monument with religious purposes and, probably an astronomical observatory. Is the greatest of a group of megalithic monuments in the beautiful Alentejo region.

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在附近的图片Portugal

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A: jardim-evora

摄影师Antonio Cabral, 距离此全景13.3

jardim-evora

B: Bone Chapel

摄影师Clement Celma, 距离此全景13.3

Bone Chapel

C: Medieval Kiln

摄影师Adelino Chapa, 距离此全景16.5

An old oven in the Castle of Montemor-o-Novo, a small town near of Évora, in Alentejo, Portugal.

Medieval Kiln

D: Castle of Montemor-o-Novo

摄影师Adelino Chapa, 距离此全景16.5

Ruins in the castle of Montemor-o-novo, small town near Évora.

Castle of Montemor-o-Novo

E: Sacristy

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Sacristy of a church that collapsed during the earthquake of 1755, in the castle of Montemor-o-novo

Sacristy

F: Church (II)

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Another panorama in the castle of Montemor-o-Novo. Inside the altar of a churche which collapsed duri...

Church (II)

G: Church

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What remains of one magnificent churche which collapsed during the earthquake of 1755, in the castle ...

Church

H: Gate

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Main gate of the mansion at the lake. See more HERE

Gate

I: Heli Pad

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Helicopter landing pad of the mansion at the lake. See more HERE

Heli Pad

J: Alvito - Portugal

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The center of the village of Alvito in northern Alentejo, in Portugal, just a few kilometers from Évora.

Alvito - Portugal

此全景拍摄于Portugal, Europe

这是一个概述Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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