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  1. Palácio Nacional da Pena
Place: Sintra
Photo: ATL- Turismo de Lisboa
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio Nacional da Pena
    Pena National Palace The fantastic Palácio da Pena is one of the best examples of 19th-century Romantic revivalism in Portugal.Situated at the top of the Monte da Pena, the palace was built on the site of an old monastery belonging to the Order of (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 923 73 00
    Fax: +351 21 923 73 50
    E-mail: info@parquesdesintra.pt
    Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

  2. Palacio Nacional de Sintra
Place: Sintra
Photo: José Manuel
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio Nacional de Sintra
    Sintra National Palace The Sintra national palace is unique amongst the royal mediaeval palaces in Portugal and the town’s most distinctive building.Beginning with the nation’s first dynasties, Sintra was one of the preferred places of Portuguese (...)

    Telephone: +351 219 237 300
    Fax: +351 219 237 350
    E-mail: info@parquesdesintra.pt
    Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

  3. Palácio e Parque de Monserrate
Photo: ATL- Turismo de Lisboa
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio e Parque de Monserrate
    Park and Palace of Monserrate This fantastic Romantic park was created by William Beckford, who fell in love with the Serra de Sintra.The park and palace of Monserrate, formerly a farm with fruit orchards and crop fields, were first imagined by (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 923 73 00
    Fax: +351 21 923 73 50
    E-mail: info@parquesdesintra.pt
    Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

  4. Paço dos Duques de Bragança
Place: Guimarães
Photo: Direcção Regional de Cultura do Norte
    Museums and Palaces
    Paço dos Duques de Bragança
    The construction of the palace of the Dukes of Bragança, its design inspired by that of the typical French manor houses, was begun in the early 15th century. It was commissioned by D. Afonso de Barcelos, the first duke of Bragança and the bastard (...)

    Telephone: +351 253 412 273
    E-mail: pduques@culturanorte.pt
    Website: http://pduques.culturanorte.pt/

  5. Museu Luso-Hebraico de Abraham Zacuto - Sinagoga
Place: Tomar
Photo: José Manuel
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Luso-Hebraico de Abraham Zacuto - Sinagoga
    With a very discreet façade, like nearly all Jewish places of worship in the Christian world, the interior of the little synagogue in Tomar is a surprise. The roof is supported by 4 columns representing the mothers of Israel: Sarah, Rachel, Rebecca (...)

    Telephone: +351 249 329 814
    Fax: +351 249 329 811
    E-mail: museologia@cm-tomar.pt
    Website: http://www.cm-tomar.pt

  6. Museu de Aveiro
Place: Aveiro
Photo: Museu de Aveiro
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Aveiro
    New project of magnifying of the Museum, of the authorship of arquitecto Alcino Soutinho, is characterized for an architectural building modern, endowed with audience, destined room the temporary expositions, educative services, library, laboratory (...)

    Telephone: +351 234 423 297 - 234 383 188
    Fax: +351 234 421 749
    E-mail: maveiro@drcc.pt

  7. Chalet da Condessa d´Edla
Place: Sintra
Photo: Giorgio Bordino
    Museums and Palaces
    Chalet da Condessa d´Edla
    Chalet of the Countess of EdlaAfter major restoration works in the wake of a fire that partially destroyed it, this building was opened to the public. It preserves the memory of one of the great love stories of Portuguese history and is included in (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 923 73 00
    Fax: +351 21 923 73 50
    E-mail: info@parquesdesintra.pt
    Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

  8. Museu Municipal Dr. José Formosinho (Museu Regional de Lagos)
Place: Lagos
Photo: Turismo do Algarve
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Municipal Dr. José Formosinho (Museu Regional de Lagos)
    Housed in the annexe to the Igreja de Santo António, this museum was founded in 1934. It has a Renaissance portico originating from the Igreja do Compromisso Marítimo (the church of the fishermen’s mutual society), to which an iron gate has been (...)

    Telephone: +351 282 762 301
    Fax: +351 282 782 058
    E-mail: museu@cm-lagos.pt

  9. Museu Grão Vasco
Place: Viseu
Photo: Emanuele Siracusa
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Grão Vasco
    Founded in 1915 by Francisco de Almeida Moreira, who devoted much of his life to collecting Portuguese works of art, especially those that were representative of the best Portuguese modern and contemporary painters, the Grão Vasco Museum is housed (...)

    Telephone: +351 232 422 049
    Fax: +351 232 421 241
    E-mail: mngv@mngv.dgpc.pt
    Website: http://www.museunacionalgraovasco.gov.pt/
    http://www.patrimoniocultural.gov.pt/pt/museus-e-monumentos/ (...)

  10. Museu de Alberto Sampaio
Place: Guimarães
Photo: Direção Regional Cultura Norte
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu de Alberto Sampaio
    The Alberto Sampaio Museum was founded in 1928 to house the art and other objects belonging to the former Collegiate Church of Nossa Senhora da Oliveira and other churches and convents in Guimarães. It is situated in the heart of the old historic (...)

    Telephone: +351 253 423 910
    Fax: +351 253 423 919
    E-mail: masampaio@culturanorte.pt
    Website: http://masampaio.culturanorte.pt

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