Palacio dos Marqueses de Fronteira

Highly recommended
This beautiful hunting lodge, built by João de Mascarenhas, the first Marquess of Fronteira, in 1670, shows a strong Italian Renaissance influence, particularly in the gardens. The quality and variety of the azulejos, covering every conceivable flat surface, are outstanding: those in the Victory Room depict the War of Restoration, 17C Delft tiles adorn the dining room and, outside, the bestiary adds a humorous note.

Useful information

Address:

Largo São Domingos de Benfica 1, 1500 Lisboa

Phone:

+351 217 782 023

Opening hours

guided tour (45min) Jun-Sep: daily except Sun-10.30am, 11am, 11.30am and 2am; Oct-May: daily except Sun-11am and noon - €7.50 - free access to garden: daily except Sun 10am-5pm (Sat 1pm) - €3

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