Monserrate it monochrome | Visiting Monserrate Palace and Gardens, Sintra, Portugal - by Alison, CheeseWeb 18.06.2012 | The Romantic, Mogul-style, Monserrate Palace was the third and final palace we visited, in UNESCO designated Sintra, Portugal, and it seemed we saved the best for last. Not only did the ornately carved interior of Monserrate exceed the beauty of the Sintra National Palace, we also enjoyed wandering through the stunning Monserrate Gardens as much as...

Visiting Monserrate Palace and Gardens, Sintra, Portugal

15 Things You Need To Know About Visiting Sintra In Portugal - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Photography Blog

15 Things You Need To Know About Visiting Sintra In Portugal

15 Things You Need To Know About Visiting Sintra In Portugal - Hand Luggage Only…

Les 10 souvenirs incontournables à ramener de son voyage à Lisbonne10 souvenirs incontournables à ramener de Lisbonne

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Castle of the Moors, Sintra, Portugal (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post82110469&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

National Pena Palace – Sintra, Portugal Portugal Pena Palace (Sintra) - Portugal Sintra, Portugal Castle of the Moors, Sintra, Portugal

Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra. Os primeiros docs e vestígios arqueológicos  datam o castelo e povoado da época muçulmana (VIII-IX). Em 1093, D. Afonso VI, rei de Leão, conquista Sintra aos árabes. Mas a sua posse vai alternar entre  mouros e cristãos até à conquista de Lisboa em 1147, altura em que se  entregará voluntária e definitivamente aos portugueses. Mais do que 1 carácter defensivo, a fortificação tinha uma função sobretudo de vigilância e alerta em caso da aproximação do inimigo.

Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra This Moorish castle dates back to the early days of the Moorish occupation of the peninsular in the century having been taken later by the king Dom Afonso in 1147

Tomar - Convento de Cristo e Castelo dos Templários

Tomar - Convento de Cristo e Castelo dos Templários

Knights Templar, Gothic Art, Travel Inspiration, Castelo Medieval, Coimbra, Balearic Islands, Land, Port, Spain

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