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Secret Roman City under Lisbon

In 1755, Portugal had a terrible earthquake. When workers in Lisbon were cleaning up from the disaster, they discovered remnants of an old Roman village buried beneath the city. They climbed down into the hole and found stone passageways, rooms, chambers and bridges that are two thousand years old.
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Roman Ruins at Milreu – Estoi

The Roman Ruins of Milreu sit just outside Faro near the village of Estoi. The site was uncovered in 1877 by archaeologist Estacio da Veiga. Evidence indicates the site was originally a farm house built in the first century. In the third century, the structure was turned into luxurious villa, featuring baths and...