Acrylic Fridge Magnet with a view of Portugal’s Amarante City
Portugal’s Amarante City has become very popular among tourists because of its natural scenery and landscapes. The most beautiful thing about the view of Portugal’s Amarante City is the serene river that flows all around it. The river provides a break from the scorching heat of Portugal. The acrylic fridge magnet portrays the Tamega River and a portion of the famous St. Goncalo Bridge. The beautiful black clouds give it an epic look. This would be a perfect souvenir to bring along with you as a remembrance of your trip to Portugal.
How Amarante became Significant
It is still not clear how the city of Amarante was found but most people believe that it is named after Amarantus, a Roman centurion. However, the city gained importance in the 13th Century when a monk, St. Goncalo, returned to Amarante after his pilgrimage to Italy and Jerusalem.
After the death of St. Goncalo, Amarante became a place of pilgrimage for many. There is a festival held every year in respect and praise of St. Goncalo. The two main sites in the city, St. Goncalo Bridge and St. Goncalo Church, are named after the highly revered Saint.
Places to Visit in Amarante
Amarante is famous for its St. Goncalo Bridge and St. Goncalo Church but other spectacular churches like S. Pedro Church and S. Domingos Church are also enjoyed by the tourists. Amadeo Souza Cardosa was an incredible artist, and to pay homage to his work, the Amadeo Souza Cardoso Museum has been built.
A famous 20th Century Portuguese poet, Teixeira de Pascoaes, has a house here that tourists can visit. Amarante’s restaurants and cafés will imbed the memory of this city in your mind because their cuisine is delicious and unique.