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Pena National Palace - Sintra

Pena National Palace - Sintra

The Pena National Palace in Sintra is one of the finest examples of Romanticist architecture to be found anywhere. Construction took place between 1842–1854 under instruction of prince Ferdinand, husband of Queen Maria II.

The site however dates back to the 15th century when it was a monastery.

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pena Palace is also listed as one of 'the 7 wonders of Portugal'