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Preparations, state banquet in honor of Elizabeth II, 1957 - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Preparations, state banquet in honor of Elizabeth II, 1957

Ajuda Palace, Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (The Ajuda National Palace) is a neoclassical palace, built on the site of a temporory.wooden building constructed after the famous 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

Torre de Belém (Belém Tower or the Tower of St Vincent), Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Torre de Belém (Belém Tower or the Tower of St Vincent)

Santa Maria de Belém

Lisbon

Portugal

Cascais Citadel, Cascais, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Cascais Citadel

Cascais

Portugal

Castelo de Évoramonte, Evoramonte (officially Évora Monte), Estremoz, Alentejo Central, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Castelo de Évoramonte

Evoramonte (officially Évora Monte), Estremoz, Alentejo Central, Portugal.

 

Founded in 1160.

Castelo de São Jorge (Castle of São Jorge [Saint George]) Lisbon, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Castelo de São Jorge (Castle of São Jorge [Saint George]) Lisbon

Portugal

 

Castle of Saint George is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic centre Lisbon.

Interior, Palácio de Monserrate (Monserrate Palace), Parque de Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Interior, Palácio de Monserrate (Monserrate Palace), Parque de Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal

 

The Monserrate Palace is an exotic palatial villa near Sintra, Portugal, the traditional summer resort of the Portuguese court. It was built in 1858 for Sir Francis Cook, an English baronet who was created Visconde de Monserrate by King Luís.

Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Pena Palace

Sintra

Portugal

The Pena National Palace, São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

The Pena National Palace, São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal.

 

The Pena National Palace, in Portuguese the Palácio Nacional da Pena, is a Romanticist palace on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra. On a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon

 

It is a national monument andnotable expression of 19th-century Romanticism. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

 

It is also used for state occasions by the President of the Portuguese Republic and by other government officials.

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Pena Palace

Sintra

Portugal

 

Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal

 

 

 

 

 

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