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  1. Palacio Quinta da Regaleira
Place: Sintra
Photo: John Copland
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio e Quinta da Regaleira
    Very close to the historic centre of Sintra is Quinta Regaleira, one of the town’s most enigmatic sights.The palace of Quinta da Regaleira was built in the early 20th century by the millionaire António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro (1848-1920), who (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 910 66 50
    Fax: +351 21 924 47 25
    E-mail: regaleira@mail.telepac.pt
    Website: http://www.regaleira.pt

  2. Palácio Nacional e Convento de Mafra
Photo: JTC Estoril
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio Nacional e Convento de Mafra
    The sheer magnificence of the monumental architectural design of the palace, convent and basilica of Mafra bears witness to the opulence of the court of king João V (1707-1750). It was king João V who ordered the building of what proved to be the (...)

    Telephone: +351 261 817 550
    Fax: +351 261 811 947
    E-mail: geral@pnmafra.dgpc.pt
    Website: http://www.palaciomafra.pt/

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Museu Nacional dos Coches
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Nacional dos Coches
    The Coach Museum was an initiative of Queen D. Amélia de Orléans e Bragança, wife of King D. Carlos I (1889-1908), who inaugurated it in 1905. It contains an exceptional and unique collection of richly adorned royal vehicles, from the 17th to 19th (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 361 08 50
    Fax: +351 21 363 25 03
    E-mail: geral@mncoches.dgpc.pt
    Website: http://www.museudoscoches.pt

  6. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
Photo: José Manuel
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
    This museum is housed in a 17C palace and in a building that stands on the site of a 16C Carmelite convent, of which all that now remains is a Baroque chapel. It is one of the most important Portuguese museums and has a magnificent garden (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 391 28 00
    E-mail: geral@mnaa.dgpc.pt
    Website: http://www.museudearteantiga.pt
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  7. Palácio da Bolsa
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio da Bolsa
    The Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange) is one of the most important historic monuments in Porto and one of the sights that must definitely be on the list of all visitors to the city. It was built in the second half of the 19th century in the (...)

    Telephone: +351 22 339 90 00
    Fax: +351 22 339 90 92
    E-mail: correio@cciporto.pt
    Website: http://www.palaciodabolsa.pt

  8. 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

  9. Museu Calouuste Gulbenkian
Place: Lisboa
Photo: IPPAAR
    Museums and Palaces
    Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
    Inaugurated in 1969, the museum houses the remarkable private collection of Calouste Gulbenkian. The building was constructed in keeping with the most modern concepts of museum architecture, designed in such a way as to remain in close harmony with (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 782 30 00
    Fax: +351 21 782 30 32
    E-mail: museu@gulbenkian.pt
    Website: http://www.museu.gulbenkian.pt

  10. 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/

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