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The Garden of Campo Grande is located on the plateau north of Lisbon and is surrounded by the traditional routes to the northern city. Deployed in very fertile soil of basalt, shows that through their forested vegetation. It has lakes, one of them with rowing boats, as well as sports areas, tennis courts and swimming pools (currently under construction), bars, terraces and a cicle runway. It is surrounded by important facilities such as the City Museum and Bordalo Pinheiro Museum, the National Library, the campus of the University of Lisbon and the central building of Lisbon City Hall is located there.


History:
Until the sixteenth century, it was known as Campo de Alvalade. The start of planting the Campo de Alvalade, inspired by the style of Romantic Walk, dates back to the seventeenth century. XIX, the second draft of the Count of Linhares, following the orders of Prince Regent D. John, was held here the first racing of horses in 1816 still exist today, near the garden, a racetrack for horse competitions. In 1945, the Arquitect Keil do Amaral, prepare a project to remodel the garden with expansion and introduction of new equipment, becoming an area of recreational and entertainment features.
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Camera settings:

Nikon D40
2008/10/05 14:29:19.4
JPEG (8-bit) Fine
Image Size: Large (3008 x 2000)
Color
Lens: 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 G
Focal Length: 20mm
Exposure Mode: Manual
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
1/50 sec - F/6.3
Exposure Comp.: +0.3 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: Custom
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-A
Color Mode: Mode IIIa (sRGB)
Tone Comp.: More Contrast
Hue Adjustment: +3°
Saturation: Enhanced
Sharpening: High
VR Control: Off
High ISO NR: Off

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