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Palcio da Pena # 27 Julho 2013.
Shot in Cruz Alta, which is the highest point of the Sintra Mountains.

he Pena National Palace (Portuguese: Palcio Nacional da Pena) is a Romanticist palace in So Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal. The palace stands on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area. It is a national monument and constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. It is also used for state occasions by the President of the Portuguese Republic and other government officials.

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