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Karen Grubb at Cusco Cathedral
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From local legends to ancient ruins, show us your best photos & tips with a historic perspective. Congrats to the winner of $2020 for travel! Read more here: http://blog.trover.com/history-photo-contest-winner/
Braga Cathedral, Braga, PortugalBraga CathedralBraga, PortugalThe Cathedral of Braga (Portuguese: Sé de Braga) is a Roman Catholic church in the northern city of Braga, Portugal. Due to its long history and...Santuário de Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo, PortugalSantuário de Santa LuziaViana do Castelo, PortugalThe Santuario de Santa Luzia is the majestic icon of Viana do Castelo that dominates the skyline of the city. This wonderous structure, inspired by...Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History The Discoveries Monument in Lisbon, Portugal with Henry the Navigator in front.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History Sintra Castle: this was quite a unique castle entrance which seemed as if I was entering a fairy tale castle and quite colorful throughout.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History A church/monastery building in Lisbon, Portugal reflecting it's weathered stone yet still standing tall.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History A unique looking kiosk I came upon near Lisbon, Portugal.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History I don't remember the name of this church but from where I was at I liked how it popped out from behind the trees.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History A castle tower in Sintra framed by old Roman columns.Lisbon, PortugalLisbonPortugal#History A hidden nook from one of Lisbon's many alleyways with a car peeking through a frame within a frame.Porto Cathedral, Porto, PortugalPorto CathedralPorto, PortugalThe Porto Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the historical centre of the city of Porto, Portugal. It is one of the city's oldest...Ponte 25 de Abril, PortugalPonte 25 de AbrilPortugal25th of April Bridge was inaugurated on August 6, 1966. It is often compared to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, US, because they are both...National Sanctuary of Christ the King, Almada, PortugalNational Sanctuary of Christ the KingAlmada, PortugalSanctuary of Christ the King is a Catholic monument and shrine dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ situated in Almada and overlooking the...Cemitério do Alto de São João, Lisbon, PortugalCemitério do Alto de São JoãoLisbon, PortugalCemitério do Alto de São João is like a small city for dead. Not only the mausoleums are beautiful, but also the view of the city and river Tagus....Cemitério do Alto de São João, Lisbon, PortugalCemitério do Alto de São JoãoLisbon, PortugalThis will be a bit unusual landmark. Cemitério do Alto de São João was built in 1833 due to an outbreak of cholera and is featuring unique funerary...Cabo da Roca, Colares, PortugalCabo da RocaColares, PortugalCabo da Roca is westernmost point of continental Europe. When you have visited all the castles in Sintra, I recommend visiting Cabo da Roca. You...Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra, PortugalQuinta da RegaleiraSintra, PortugalWhen visiting Lisbon, take a day trip to nearby city of Sintra, which is a major luxury dining and tourism destination within the Portuguese...Castelo de S. Jorge, Lisbon, PortugalCastelo de S. JorgeLisbon, PortugalSão Jorge Castle is like a fairytale castle. You can pretend to be a knight, climb every tower and pretend to fight a dragon. :D Inspiring place....Castelo de S. Jorge, Lisbon, PortugalCastelo de S. JorgeLisbon, PortugalSão Jorge Castle is overlooking the historical centre of Lisbon, so you can never miss it. Although some tour guides will advise you not to go...Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lagoa, PortugalConvent of Our Lady of Mount CarmelLagoa, PortugalRuins of Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The medieval convent was ruined during the sequence of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake and to this day is...Aqueduto das Águas Livres, Lisbon, PortugalAqueduto das Águas LivresLisbon, PortugalAnother interesting fact about the aqueduct is that it is located beneath a plane landing route, so every few minutes a plane is flying over it at...
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          1. 24d
            is there still a contest for #History?
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            Congrats to #History winner Karen Grubb! See the winning photo: https://www.trover.com/d/2SJ0x-cusco-cathedral-cuzco-peru
          3. 19d
            How do I add my photos to a contest please they I have tried many different ways but never see the after posting??
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            Hi Ron, the contest is closed but you can still add your photos to the list. Include the tag " #History " with your written description. Email feedback@trover.com if you are still having issues. Hope that helps!
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