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