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Nearby recommended attractions:

Museu do Neo-Realismo
Museu do Neo-Realismo(Vila Franca de Xira)
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Igreja de Nossa Sra. da Salvacao
Igreja de Nossa Sra. da Salvacao(Arruda dos Vinhos)
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Fabrica das Palavras
Fabrica das Palavras(Vila Franca de Xira)
Attraction type: Libraries
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Fort Carvalha
Fort Carvalha(Arruda dos Vinhos)
Attraction type: Historic Sites
Buddha Eden Garden
Buddha Eden Garden(Bombarral)
Owner description: This tour takes you to the heart of Obidos region and with a history linked to wine and sparkling wine production dating back to the XV Century, the Quinta dos Loridos estate is a... more Owner description: This tour takes you to the heart of Obidos region and with a history linked to wine and sparkling wine production dating back to the XV Century, the Quinta dos Loridos estate is a unique place, where tranquillity and nature play a special role. It is from these vineyards that the grapes are picked for the production of top quality sparkling wines - those of the Loridos brand . Produced in the age old winery, a rod-press dating from the XVII Century can still be found here. The Classic Method ("Methode Champenoise") is used to produce the wine, the whole process of which is conducted manually. This is followed by a period of ageing in the cellar. The surroundings of the cellar perfectly complement its purpose: terraced gardens, a lake, a forest, vineyards, and the largest oriental gardens in Europe, the impressive Buddha Eden. Buddha Eden Garden: With circa 35 hectares, the garden was created and devised by the Comendador Jose Berardo, in response to the destruction of the Buddhas of Banyan, in which one of the greatest acts of cultural barbarity took place, erasing masterpieces of late-period Gandhara art. From Buddhas , pagodas, terracotta statues and the various carefully-placed sculptures which can be found among the gardens, it is estimated that some six thousand tons of marble and granite were used to create this monumental work of art. There are seven hundred hand-painted terracotta soldiers, each of them unique, copies of those which were buried, some of them 2,200 years ago. At the central lake, KOI (Japanese carp) fish can be seen, and sculpted dragons rise out of the water. The central staircase is the focal point of the garden, where the golden Buddhas offer you a calm welcome. This is the Quinta dos Loridos estate, a place which awakens the senses... less
Attraction type: Gardens; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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CASTA 85
CASTA 85
Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Alenquer
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Snack-bar e Petiscos Sol e Do
Snack-bar e Petiscos Sol e Do
Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Alenquer
Price: $12 - $23
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurante a Prensa
Restaurante a Prensa
Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Alenquer
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Taberna Do Areal
Taberna Do Areal
Ranked #4 of 23 Restaurants in Alenquer
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Restaurante Sao Martinho
Restaurante Sao Martinho
Ranked #5 of 23 Restaurants in Alenquer
Price: $8 - $29
Cuisines: European, Portuguese

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Vale Grande Hotel
3.0 of 5
Vale Grande Hotel
$63 - $99 (€54 - €84)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Quebradas
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Au Claire de Vignes
Au Claire de Vignes
$69 - $88 (€59 - €75)
Ranked #1 of 5 Alenquer B&B and Inns
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Quinta de Palhacana
Quinta de Palhacana
$63 - $76
Ranked #3 of 5 Alenquer B&B and Inns
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Quinta De Sao Martinho
1.0 of 5
Quinta De Sao Martinho
$63 - $70
Ranked #4 of 5 Alenquer B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Leziria Parque Hotel
4.0 of 5
Leziria Parque Hotel
$61 - $102
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Dolce CampoReal Lisboa
5.0 of 5
Dolce CampoReal Lisboa
$119 - $256 (€101 - €218)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Turcifal
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Dolce CampoReal Lisboa
5.0 of 5
Dolce CampoReal Lisboa
$119 - $256 (€101 - €218)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Turcifal
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