Portugal is the oldest ethnic country in Europe and is home to the world’s oldest bookstorePortugal is the first country in Europe to drink tea. It can be said that Portugal plays a major role in “promoting” this drink to other locations along its trade routes in the 16th century.
Sao Bento Station was once a Benedictine monastery. This monastery was built in the 16thcentury but was damaged in a fire in 1783. Later, the monastery was rebuilt and turned into a bus station as it is today.
In November 2011, surfing athlete Garrett McNamara was recorded by the record books as the “surfer” the largest wave in the world. Garrett conquered a wave as high as 23.77 meters in Nazareth, Portugal.
Many people think that tempura is a dish that originated in Asia. However, the Portuguese say that this dish really comes from their country. (Photo Source: Business Insider)