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  • 1 Basilica Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    P - 2640 Mafra

    Built of marble, the facade breaks up the monotony of these buildings with its whiteness and its Baroque decoration. You will notice the Carrara marble statues of St Dominic and St Francis. Also admire the proportions inside and the variety of marble..

  • 2 Palace and monastery Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    P - 2640 Mafra

    One after another you will visit a comparative sculpture museum, the monks' infirmary, the pharmacy, the kitchens and a sacred museum. On the second floor, see the royal apartments and their vast enfilades. At opposite ends are the pavilion of the Qu..

  • 3 Port

    Nature and gardens

    Largo das Ribas P - 2655 Ericeira

    This is a sheltered beach situated at the bottom of a cliff protected by masonry, the top of which forms the parapet of the coastal streets. From the square (Largo das Ribas) which dominates the beach, a continually changing group of onlookers watch ..

  • 4 Church district

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    R. de San Antonio P - 2655 Ericeira

    This parish church (Igreja Matriz) is surrounded by old, narrow streets, which are cobbled, and bordered by small charming white houses whose roofs are edged in blue. You will be seduced by the interior, in which you will see a coffered ceiling and a..

  • 5 Church of Santo André

    Religious buildings

    P - 2640 Mafra

    This small church, located in the old town, was built in the 13C. There are two attractive Gothic sepulchres of Diogo de Sousa and his wife. Tradition says that Pedro Hispano, the future Pope John XXI (13C) became a priest there.

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