Queluz National Palace stairs

Queluz Palace

The Queluz Palace is a residence near Lisbon, Portugal. The main construction began in 1746 under the direction of the Infante Dom Pedro of Braganza (1717–1786), uncle and subsequently king-consort to Mary I. Queluz National Palace History It became the official royal residence from 10 November 1794 until 27 November 1807, when the Napoleonic invasion […]

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Palace of Necessidades exterior

Palace of Necessidades

Palace of Necessidades History The original plan for the Palace of Necessidades built on the site of a chapel dedicated to Nossa Senhora das Necessidades, was probably made by the Portuguese architect Custódio Vieira. The Palacio first served as the residence of the brothers of King John V (1706–1750) but was later used to house

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