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  1. 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/

  2. Paço dos Condes - Museu Arqueológico de Barcelos
Place: Barcelos
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Barcelos
    Museums and Palaces
    Paço dos Duques - Museu Arqueológico de Barcelos
    Anyone entering Barcelos via the bridge over the River Cávado will immediately see a garden where the ruins of the former Palace of the Counts of Barcelos bear witness to the city´s mediaeval past.This is what remains of an early 15th-century (...)

  3. 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

  4. Palácio de D. Manuel
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio de D. Manuel
    The Royal Palace of S. Francisco (also known as the Palaces of King Manuel) can be found in the Municipal Gardens that previously used to be the orchard of the convent of S. Francisco. Densely wooded with platens, cypresses, and mulberry trees, and (...)

    Telephone: +351 266 258 09

  5. Museums and Palaces
    Palácio do Correio-Mor

    Telephone: +351 21 983 33 31

  6. Palácio do Raio
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio do Raio
    Built during the reign of king João V (1706-50), this is a wonderful example of Baroque civil architecture and designed by André Soares for José Duarte de Faria. He was a knight of the Order of Christ in addition to being a highly influential (...)

  7. Museums and Palaces
    Palácio dos Capitães Generais
    Captain-General’s PalaceIn 1572 D. Sebastião gives permission to a group of priests to build a College for the Company of Jesus, a place that shows even nowadays the main goal of the dislocation of the Jesuits to this island: provide both a school (...)

    Telephone: +351 295 402 300
    Fax: +351 295 213 959
    E-mail: filipa.vf.silva@azores.gov.pt; teresa.mq.mendes@azores.gov.pt

  8. Palácio dos Condes de Anadia
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio dos Condes de Anadia
    The Palácio dos Paes do Amaral (the Counts of Anadia) is considered to be one of the most beautiful stately homes in Beira Alta. It was built in 1724 at the initiative of Simão Paes do Amaral, the noble servant of the king Dom Afonso VI, a professed (...)

    Telephone: +351 232 622 366

  9. Palácio dos Marqueses de Fronteira
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio dos Marqueses de Fronteira
    Dating back to the 17th c, the palace is decorated with azulejos from that period and rocaille stucco work from the 18th c. Also from this period is the furniture, which comes from a variety of sources, including Indo-Portuguese furniture, a Spanish (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 778 20 23
    Fax: +351 21 778 49 62
    E-mail: fronteiraalorna@mail.telepac.pt
    Website: http://www.fronteira-alorna.pt

  10. Palácio Marquês de Pombal
Place: Oeiras
Photo: CM Oeiras
    Museums and Palaces
    Palácio e Jardins do Marquês de Pombal
    The Gardens and the Palace of the Marquis of Pombal, classified as national monument, is an example of our valuable 18th century heritage, designed by Carlos Mardel, a renowned Hungarian architect who played a major role in the "pombaline" (...)

    Telephone: +351 21 440 87 81
    E-mail: visit.palacio@cm-oeiras.pt
    Website: http://www.cm-oeiras.pt


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