AWAYN IMAGE Monsanto Village
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Monsanto Village (Alcains, Portugal) Houses are tucked between, on, and under giant rocks. In 1938, Monsanto's village once dubbed the most "Portuguese city in Portugal." However, at first glance, Monsanto certainly no longer appears as the whole country's consultant. For one thing, among tremendous boulders, most Portuguese houses are not sandwiched. Defined with the help of its landscape, Monsanto hangs up a mountain top overlooking the Portuguese countryside with miles of views. The mountaintop was sincerely the strategic position that was extremely necessary because of the prehistoric times. It is overwhelmed in the 19th century by the stays of a Templar castle, once partially destroyed by an explosion. Within years, the village has hardly changed and enjoys the difference as a dwelling museum in Portugal. Monsanto can not be modified because of this standing and has retained its classic charm of the village. Its tiny streets are winding against mossy boulders at a steep grade of previous red-roofed cottages. Some of the rocks are actually door-shaped, resulting in properly carved structures in the rocky landscape. While the mountain city appears somewhat unorthodox, it is truly a special twist on traditional Portuguese architecture. Walking along the paved streets, it quickly becomes apparent that Monsanto is Portugal's microcosm. In a number of buildings and a church, the architecture even incorporates the Portuguese Manueline style. While it sincerely represents the classic Portuguese village style, the cottages built in boulder chic will undoubtedly impress site visitors more than the medieval Romanesque or Manueline cottages. 

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