Palaces of Portugal
Palaces of Portugal
Portugal is a country with hundreds of beautiful palaces waiting to be visited. In perfect condition and available for you.
Here you will find the most beautiful palaces in Portugal.
The Pena Palace, popularly referred to only as Palácio da Pena or Castelo da Pena, is located in the town of Sintra. It represents one of the main expressions of XIX century architectural romanticism in the world, being the first palace in this style in Europe, if you come to Portugal you can not miss a visit to this beautiful palace located in the village of Sintra.
The Palace of the Stock Exchange or Palace of the Commercial Association of Porto, located in the city of Oporto began to be built in October 1842, due to the closing of the House of the Stock Exchange, which temporarily forced the traders to discuss their business on the Street of the English, in the open air.
Palace of Queluz
The National Palace of Queluz is an 18th century palace located in the town of Queluz in Sintra. One of the last large rococo-style buildings erected in Europe, the palace was built as a summer nook for D. Pedro de Bragança, who later became the husband and king consort of his niece, Queen Maria I of Portugal . Not to miss a visit in this beautiful Palace.
Palace of Estói
The Palace of Estói, is a rococo pastiche, in Lighthouse, unique in the region. The palace was the idea of a local nobleman who died shortly after the construction began in the mid-1840s. Another local figure, José Francisco da Silva, acquired the palace and completed it in 1909. He was made Viscount of Estói thanks to money and efforts that were expended in its construction. The work was directed by the architect Domingos da Silva Meira, whose interest in sculpture is evident. The interior of the palace, in pastel and stucco, is being restored and will be an inn. Not to miss a visit in this palace that at the moment is also an inn
National Heritage since 1910, being privately owned, the Brejoeira Palace opens its doors to visitors and shares all the beauty and hidden relics, satisfying all the curiosity of so many who passed outside the gates and admired it. Ex-libris of the Alto-Minho region, is a grandiose neo-classical style building from the early 19th century. known also for its Green Wine Palace Brejoeira.