Portugal dos pequenitos, Coimbra

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Have you ever felt small and insignificant? Have you ever wanted to feel like a giant peering ovser the rooftops? Well... If you did, then "Portugal dos pequenitos" (Portugal of the little ones) is just the place for you!

Have you ever felt small and insignificant? Have you ever wanted to feel like a giant peering over the rooftops? Well… If you did, then “Portugal dos pequenitos” (Portugal of the little ones) is just the place for you!

Built in 1940 as “a learning-through-play park basically intended for children”, Portugal dos pequenitos is a playground that features miniature scale houses from around the Portuguese language countries, exhibitions and a children playground with swings and slides. Portugal dos pequenitos is a monument to Portuguese culture all around the world.

Its a great place to spend a day with your kids, and an even better place to be with your cameras, since you can get great pictures of the perfectly detailed miniature houses and monuments. If you go there take LOTS of film! (I think I used 5 medium format films on my Diana and 4 35mm films between my LC-A and Supersampler)

Check the website http://www.portugaldospequenitos.pt (it has translation to English) for more information.

written by babo on 2008-11-10 in #world #locations

3 Comments

  1. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    boa! que saudades do portugal dos pequeninos! :)

  2. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Great Lomolocation! Podes crer, que saudades!

  3. sissas
    sissas ·

    já lá vai o tempo... agora o giro é levar lá os primos e fingir que é um sacrifício ir pa dentro das casinhas todas com eles! às tantas estão eles a passear-me a mim :)

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