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Lagoa is a town in Portugal. It had come into existence in 1773. History suggests that Loagoa was earlier a hamlet and was under the occupation of Moors between 1242 to 1246.
It was elevated to the town later in 1773. Before that, a severe earthquake played havoc and brought the town to complete ruins in 1755. Lagoa, in Portugal is known as native place of notorious bandit Remexido.

History of Lagoa
Lagoa has a rich history of ancient edifices. There is a large number of churches in Lagoa. The most famous of these are Parish Church and other ancient churches. The town, Lagoa has another ancient edifice called Convento do Sao Jose. It is also rich in historical values. The relic is now used as a venue for exhibition of arts.

Lagoa is surrounded by towns and villages namely Carvoeiro, Porches, Ferragudo, Estombar and Portimao.

Popular beaches of Lagoa
Lagoa is a town of beautiful beaches. Some of the popular beaches that draw tourists' attraction include,Carvoeiro, Angrinha and Praia Grande, Vale de Centeanes, Benagil and many more.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Lagoa
Lagoa has a large number of churches which draw huge crowd. Some of the popular churches that tourists often pay a visit are Misericordia Church, Monastery of Sao Jose, Main Church and other churches of historical importance.

Popular Hotels of Lagoa
Lagoa hosts a large number of luxury hotels. Every hotel has all the required facilities to serve public interest. Some of the popular hotels that draw huge tourists include Hotel Apartment Solferias, Tivoli Almansor, Rocha Brava and many others.

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