French: Centre d'Angra do Heroismo aux Açores
The Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores is a World Heritage site in Portugal defined by the UNESCO in 1983 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 510 (246, 146, 196) in our monthly survey..

"Situated on one of the islands in the Azores archipelago, this was an obligatory port of call from the 15th century until the advent of the steamship in the 19th century. The 400-year-old San Sebastião and San João Baptista fortifications are unique examples of military architecture. Damaged by an earthquake in 1980, Angra is now being restored."
Copyright © 1992 2014 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre. All rights reserved."

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