Many years ago these buildings were used for defense against enemies, they were residence of the monarch or a haven for those who retired from worldly life. Now these majestic and beautiful buildings delight the eye of tourists around the world.
Palace of Pena
(Portuguese: Palácio Nacional da Pena) is the most complete and striking
example of Portuguese architecture of Romanticism. It is located on one of the
rocky peaks in São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal and
fits perfectly into the rocky landscape covered with emerald streams of
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