Formerly a convent belonging to the Congregation of the Oratory, the Palace of Necessidades (Palácio das Necessidades, in Portuguese), located in the Largo do Rilvas, a public square in Lisbon, Portugal, was built in the eighteenth century, by order of King João V, in gratitude for prayers answered by Our Lady of Needs, whose first devotional chapel stood on this site.
The palace became ...
In Tomar, Portugal, was originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century.
After the Order of the Knights Templar was dissolved in the 14th century, the Portuguese branch of the order was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, which supported Portugal's maritime discoveries of the 15th century.
The Convent of Christ of Tomar is one of Portugal's most impor...
(Portuguese: Mosteiro de Jesus) at the city of Setúbal, in Portugal, is the main historical monument of the city.
It is one of the first buildings in the Manueline style, the Portuguese version of late Gothic.
The cloisters of the convent houses the museum of the Monastery (Museu de Jesus).
The Seteais Palace is a neoclassical palace located in Sintra, Portugal. The palace is nowadays a luxury hotel, restaurant and a tourist attraction included in the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
The Raio Palace, (in portuguese: Palácio do Raio), is a palace in Braga, Portugal. Constructed in 1754 according to a project from the architect André Soares, who introduced in Braga the new Baroque tendency.
The Belém National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Belém) is the official residence of the President of Portugal.
It is located in the Lisbon neighbourhood of Belém, close to the Tagus river and near many touristic and cultural attractions.
This Palace was one of the many that the nobility built on the outskirts of Lisbon in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was later conv...
he Queluz National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Queluz) is a Portuguese 18th-century palace located at Queluz, a freguesia of the modern-day Sintra Municipality, in the Lisbon District.
One of the last great Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe, the palace was conceived as a summer retreat for Dom Pedro of Braganza, later to become husband and then king consort to his own...
The Castle of the Moors (Portuguese: Castelo dos Mouros) is located in the town of Sintra, Portugal. The castle is located on a high hill overlooking the town, being one of its most important tourist attractions. It is part of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
As implied by its name, the castle is of Moorish origin, but the current b...
(Portuguese: Palácio Hotel do Buçaco), is a luxury hotel located in the mountain range of Serra do Bussaco, in the municipality of Mealhada, in central Portugal.
The Palace Hotel of Bussaco was built between 1888 and 1907. The first architect was the Italian Luigi Manini, who designed a Romantic palace in Neo-Manueline style, evoking the 16th-century architectural style that char...
The Ajuda National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) is a neoclassical monument in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal.
The Palace was built during the 19th century to be a residence for the kings of Portugal.
The site where the Palace stands, in the neighbourhood of Ajuda, was previously occupied by the Royal Tent (Real Barraca), a wooden structure that housed King José...
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