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Nazare


Nazare
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Copyright: Ozgur Ozdemir (phokaian) Silver Note Writer [C: 8 W: 0 N: 20] (1345)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-08-11
Categories: Daily Life, Nature
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-06 3:24
Viewed: 1828
Points: 2
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Possibly the most famous fishing town in Portugal, Nazaré is unique in many ways. It doesn’t contain the architectural treasures or grandiose monuments prevalent in other Portuguese towns, but it has an atmosphere of times gone by, contentment and traditions which continue to thrive, which make it a special place to visit..

Nazaré is split into three main districts – Praia (beach), Pederneira and Sitio. Located on a rocky promontory over 100m above the main part of the town, Sitio provides wonderful views over the bay and beach of Nazaré, and from here the walker can continue northward along the stretches of beach where the Atlantic regularly pounds creating ideal conditions for many a shore fisher to cast a line. Although this mainly residential part of Nazaré is accessible by car, by far more interesting is the funicular carriage which takes passengers up the sharp slope for a small fee. A winding path also exists but is perhaps more appealing on the way down! Once at the top, besides the views one finds a large church and also a small chapel clinging to the edge of the sheer drop, the Ermida da Memória, whose origins are closely connected to the miraculous appearance of the Virgin Mary.

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Boa noite Ozgur
I belive people would love to seebg but they will miss this great capture of this interesting viewer.
For me the opton is really interesting your option and I feel it very great and a funny option. I believe is looking the sea. Your note is excellent. A pleasure to see Nazaré trough your eyes.
Um abraço
teresa

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