Palacio Nacional de Sintra

An Alcázar (palace) was built under the Moors in the 8th century, which was expanded after the conquest of Alsfonso I. Manuel I extended the palace once again in the Moorish architectural style in the 16th century. 

Palacio da Pena

The "Palacio da Pena" is a wild mixture of styles from all ages. The fantasy castle was originated by Fernando II in 1885, a German prince, who married Maria II, the queen of Portugal. Sintra is a small town in the mountains close to Lisbon.  

 

Estrada da Pena, Sintra

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Map Lisbon Vicinity

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