Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


What do you do when you find the perfect place to build your home but there’s a giant boulder in the way? If you were a resident of the ancient village of Monsanto, you would’ve gone ahead with your plans, transforming the boulder into a wall, floor, or roof.

In fact, practically the entire Portuguese village of Monsanto is built around giant boulders — with the giant granite rocks often acting as the base for the man-made structures.


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