The Pena National Palace from above ?

  • The first Romanticist palace. Mixture of eclectic styles: Neo-Gothic, Neo-Manueline, Neo-Islamic and Neo-Renaissance.
  • Commissioned by King consort Ferdinand II.
  • Built between 1842 and 1854.
  • On the top of a hill above the town of Sintra. Seen from Lisbon on a clear day.
Recommended hotels in Sintra ?

(Photo credit: Ippar-palacio-pena-aerea" by Unknown, courtesy of IPPAR - IPPAR. Via Wikimedia Commons.)




, , , , , ,