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Delgada is the historic maritime capital of the largest and most populated
island of the Azores, Săo Miguel, known as the "green island" due to the
miraculous transformation of a volcanic scenery into a staggering landscape of
lush green woods and fields of diversified crops.
of this garden-like island is lined with impressive Renaissance churches,
convents and other monuments, noble mansions of basalt (a volcanic rock abundant
in the city's architecture) and an excellent museum, the Museu Carlos Machado,
lodged in the former monastery of Saint Andrew and reflecting Săo Miguel's
natural history and its fishing and farming industries.
Delgada also provides an excellent starting point for tours along the rugged
coast or to the crater lakes and steaming springs in the interior.
county's sites, perhaps the most known is Caldeira das Sete Cidades ("Cauldron
of the Seven Cities"), a giant volcanic crater with a 12 kilometre (7 miles)
circumference and sheer walls rising above several lakes, of which the mnost
beautiful are the Blue and Green lakes, with tranquil waters framed by
has many idyllic sites for calm walks to admire spectacular views, but Ponta
Delgada also offers the visitor facilities for big game fishing, sailing,
rowing, canoeing, windsurf and jet-ski.
Coliseum reopens after a face-lift
Micaelense Coliseum at Ponta Delgada, the most important theatre of the Azores,
reopened yesterday after 16 months of recovery works which required an
investment of six million euros and were designed to restore the building to its
An emblematic site of Ponta Delgada due to its historical value and importance
for the city's cultural life, the theatre was inaugurated on the 10th of May
1917 and was built as a smaller replica of the Lisbon Coliseum.
Now, thanks to the construction of 16 new dressing-rooms and the works to renew
the pit, stalls and balconies, the Coliseum, with 1,500 seats, is prepared to
welcome all kinds of shows and initiatives.
The Ponta Delgada City Council wishes to integrate the theatre in the
entertainment programmes of the Lisbon and Oporto coliseums, beginning next
March with the opening of The Sleeping Beauty, by the Moscow Classic
synagogue of Ponta Delgada, which has remained dilapidated for several decades,
may now finally be restored thanks to the appointment of a task commission in
charge of recovering the temple which opened its doors to the faithful in 1836.
Now that the Hebrew community is commemorating hundred years of the Shaaré
Tivka («Doors of Hope») synagogue in Lisbon, the conditions to recover the
building, situated at the centre of the regional capital of the Azores, seem to
be gathered as it has been finally declared to belong to the Jewish community of
Lisbon, after several years of difficulties to register the property.
Thus, the community has appointed the working group, which includes members of
the Patrimony Defence and Research Association, to start the process of
recovering the oldest synagogue of Portugal after the Jews were expelled in the