UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Portugal

In the 19th century Sintra became the first center of European Romantic architecture.

Portugal is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 16 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Portugal shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Portugal are:

  • Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores

    Overlooking Angra do Herosímo in Azores, Portugal
    Overlooking Angra do Herosímo in Azores, Portugal. Photo credit: Amanda McCadams
  • Convent of Christ in Tomar

  • Monastery of Batalha

  • Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon

  • Historic Centre of Évora

  • Monastery of Alcobaça

  • Cultural Landscape of Sintra

    In the 19th century Sintra became the first center of European Romantic architecture.
    In the 19th century Sintra became the first center of European Romantic architecture. Photo credit: danmorgan12/Bigstock
  • Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar

  • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde

  • Laurisilva of Madeira

  • Alto Douro Wine Region

  • Historic Centre of Guimarães

  • Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture

  • Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications

  • University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia

  • Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and

    Hunting Park (Tapada)

  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga

    The beautiful gardens next to the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte Braga, Portugal.
    The beautiful gardens next to the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte Braga, Portugal. Photo credit: costinhaa/Bigstock

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map
UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map

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