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Jardim do Paço Episcopal - Castelo Branco

Jardim do Paço Episcopal - Castelo Branco

The Bishop's Garden in the town of Castelo Branco near the Spanish border.

The garden was created in the 18th century for the then Bishop of Guarda, Joao de Mendonca. Constructed in the Baroque style it contains statues of allegories, kings and zodiacal signs, arranged around ponds, terraces and staircases.

Castelo Branco

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Castelo Branco is the capital of what used to be the province of Beira Baixa. Located just twenty kilometers from the Spanish border, most of the historical character of Castelo Branco has been destroyed by numerous marauding...

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