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[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Portugal ratified the World Heritage Convention on 30 September, 1980. As of August 2010, it has 13 World Heritage Sites, one in the natural category and the balance in the cultural category. Portugal also has another 13 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.

World Heritage Sites in Portugal

Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
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  1. Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
  2. Convent of Christ in Tomar
  3. Monastery of Batalha
  4. Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon
  5. Historic Centre of Évora
  6. Monastery of Alcobaça
  7. Cultural Landscape of Sintra
  8. Historic Centre of Oporto
  9. Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde
  10. Laurisilva of Madeira
  11. Alto Douro Wine Region
  12. Historic Centre of Guimarães
  13. Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture

Sites in Portugal on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Historic Centre of Santarem (1996)
  2. Algar do Carvao (1996)
  3. Furna do Enxofre (1996)
  4. Town of Marvao and the craggy mountain on which it is located (2000)
  5. Ilhas Selvagens (Selvagens Islands) (2002)
  6. The Southwest Coast (2004)
  7. Pombaline 'Baixa' or Downtown of Lisbon (2004)
  8. Mafra Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Park (2004)
  9. Fortifications of Elvas (2004)
  10. Coimbra University (2004)
  11. Forest Park of the Discalced Carmelites, Bucaco (2004)
  12. Arrabida (2004)
  13. ICNITOS de Dinossáurios (2008)
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