Sites in Portugal were first inscribed on the list at the 7th Session of the World Heritage Committee, held in Florence, Italy, in 1983. Four sites were added: the “Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroísmo in the Azores”, the “Monastery of Batalha”, the “Convent of Christ in Tomar”, and the joint inscription of the “Monastery of the Hieronymites and the Tower of Belém in Lisbon”. As of 2019, Portugal has 17 sites inscribed on the list, 16 of which are cultural and one is natural, according to the selection criteria. Three sites are located in the Azores and Madeira archipelagos, while one is shared with Spain. The most recent inscription is Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga and Palácio/Convento Nacional de Mafra.
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