When you have arrived in Lisbon, the popular city of Portugal; it will not be perfect if you do not head to the east and visit a Portuguese city namely Evora. This is a city which UNESCO has appointed as World Heritage. Evora even looks like a museum in the form of city. It has numerous historical sites you will be curious about.
History of Evora
A reason behind the numerous ancient buildings and sites in Evora is nothing except the invasion of several ancient nations in the past. Firstly built by Celtics; this city later experienced a number of invasions by Roman, Moors, and Reconquista (Portugal Kingdom). Since 15th century, it became a part of Portugal.
A lot of archaeological sites and buildings are ready to welcome you in Evora. Do not skip the huge Aqueduct of Silver Water, Cathedral of Evora, Vasco da Gama palace, Roman Temple, Univeristy f Evora, and many other historical buildings. Travelling around Evora will give you the experience of exploring ancient city, for sure.
To get there, you can take train, bus, or train from Lisbon. Check the schedule of each transport before you arrive in Lisbon, in order that you do not miss the recent schedule. To have sightseeing around Evora, you can walk or rent horse to go around the city.
Best Time for Evora Visit
In general, Evora has a convenient weather all time of the year; so that you can go there anytime you want. If you want to see the green Evora with full colors everywhere, spring visit will be the best time.