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