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Pena Palace - Sintra

Pena Palace - Sintra

The extravagant, Disney castle like Pena Palace in Sintra.

Built in the 19th century to fulfill the romantic fantasies of Ferdinand de Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the German husband of the then Queen Maria II.

It is located at a height of 1500 metres on the site of a 16th century Hieronymite monastery

photo: Jose Manuel