Outdoors

History

Monsanto’s Hidden Past

Monsanto park — the lungs of Lisbon — has a surprising history, and if you were to go back just 100 years, it wouldn’t have been there at all.

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History

Abandoned Portugal: Beja Aquatica

The Beja Aquapark was in operation for only three years and has been closed for the last 25. What is left is easily accessible to curious road-trippers and ruin hunters alike.

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Art

A Decade of Change Part Two: Quinta do Mocho

Quinta do Mocho is a stand-alone estate originally designed to hold those with nowhere to go. However, 10 years on, Quinta do Mocho seems transformed. The neighborhood now has over 67 murals and is the largest open-air urban art gallery in Europe, with work from artists including Vhils, Smile, and Astro.

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