Antigo Paço Episcopal

Comprised of three buildings from the 14, 17 and 18C, the former Episcopal palace today houses a very rich library that shelves books from the 9C. The reading room has an attractive, gilded coffered-ceiling. The medieval north wing of the overlooks the lovely gardens of Santa Barbara (St Barbara fountain, 17C.).

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Hôtel de Ville

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This chapel's interior is embellished
15 minutes
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Built in the 16C and adjoining an 18C
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Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Capela da Nossa Senhora da Penha de França
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This chapel's interior is embellished
15 minutes
Capela dos Coimbras
Capela dos Coimbras
Built in the 16C and adjoining an 18C
15 minutes
Cathedral (Sé)
Cathedral (Sé)
This magnificent church was built over
30 minutes
See all