Penha Sanctuary is situated on top of a mountain and accessible through the rear of the church of San Gualter, where you can take a cable car and enjoy the stunning views of the city of Guimaraes, medieval origin and cradle of Portugal. Guimaraes also has a sanctuary in the mountains of Penha, who provides the visitor offers a wide spaces and services. It has a wide range of facilities: a mountain campsite, an area of mini golf, an equestrian center, restaurants and cafeterias. To ascend into the hill of Penha, there is a cable whose career has a height of 400 m, which lasts 10 minutes and offering an unforgettable travel between the city and the mountain.
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krzychu30 (15496) 2014-04-06 2:22
Hello Jean Philippe,
I love Portugal and your series from this country gives us excellent view in it.
A less known by tourists places can be also very interesting,like this one.
Well captured with nicely captured light&shade areas.It makes the composition much more powerful.
Have a nice sunday
Giustiniani (3340) 2014-04-11 10:00
Salut Jean Philippe,
une belle lumière sur ce joli petit sanctuaire et une agréable montée ombragée qui permet d'y accéder. Un très beau contraste entre ombre et lumière. Superbe.
- Copyright: Jean Philippe TUR (tenretin) (2408)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Sony alpha 37, DT 3.5-5.6 / 18-55 SAM
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/160 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-05 10:20