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Monserrate Palace

Monserrate Palace

The Monserrate Palace in Sintra is was built for Francis Cook, Viscount Monserrate in 1858.

The Romantic-Orientalist style owes something to Brighton Pavilion. That was built by John Nash, the Monserrate Palace is the work of James Knowles Jr.

Within architectural context of Sintra the palace is perfectly at home.

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