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TweetEnglish - Français - Deutsch - Svenska - Nederlands 4 out of 5 Europeans think that religious buildings are essential for community life, and want them used more widely. A poll run in April 2014 by the network Future for Religious Heritage (FRH), conducted by Sociovision and … Continue reading
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The municipality of Barcelos, in Braga district, Portugal, is organizing tours connecting churches and shrines in order to promote the county’s religious heritage.
The first tour out of three took place on July 14, connecting eight historic places of worship. It aims to heighten the knowledge and enjoyment of the region’s heritage assets. The City Council has been driving initiatives promoting the rediscovery of this heritage, while calling on the community to help in the process of heritage tourism development.
Read the full article in Portuguese here.
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