The Quima Das Fittas is a tradition festivity originated by the students of the university of Coimbra (the oldest university in Portugal).. It resembles their hard work and dedication.. Celebrating the end of graduation courses, symbolized by the ritual burning of the ribbons represented by each faculty of the university. #hardwork#dedication#lisboa#traveldiaries#visitlisbon
Located in the Sintra hills, the Park and Palace of Pena are the fruit of King Ferdinand II’s creative genius and the greatest expression of 19th-century romanticism in Portugal, denoting clear influences from the Manueline and Moorish styles of architecture. The palace was built in such a way as to be visible from any point in the park, which consists of a forest and luxuriant gardens with over five hundred different species of trees originating from the four corners of the earth. #lisbon#sintra
Casa Batlló is a renowned building located in the center of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. A remodel of a previously built house, it was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudí and has been refurbished several times after that.