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Baixa Area To Be Renovated
Posted by Gromco in Lisbon on 18/Feb/2009
BaixaThe mayor of Lisbon announced the beginning of a 700 million euro renovation of the historic neighborhood of Baixa. The central Lisbon neighborhood, built after the 1755 earthquake, consists mostly of 4-to-5-story neo-classical walk-up buildings.

Once considered one of Europe's most elegant districts, Baixa has been on the decline for decades. Over half of its residents have left since the 1950's.

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Madeira Island Madeira is a Portugese island, whose understated charm stems from its natural beauty and the range of environments found there - jungle, coast, mountains, waterfalls, sunny beaches and steep cliffs and in its mild climate.

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Hotel Ponta do Sol
The small and tranquil town of Ponta do Sol lies on the south shore of Madeira, about 45 minutes from the airport. It has a stone beach, a few restaurants, and, as the name suggests, the most hours of sunshine per day on the island. It's not exactly the kind of place you would expect to find designer digs like the Hotel Ponta do Sol, but the perhaps somewhat unexpected location only enhances the hotel experience.

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