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"Palácio D. Manuel" Top 5 Page for this destination Palaces Tip by johnsakura

Palaces, Évora: 14 reviews and 30 photos

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by johnsakura

Galeria das Damas do Palacio de D. Manuel (remains of a palace built by the Avis Dynasty on the 16th century in moresque-gothic-renaissance style; according to some chroniclers, in this palace, in 1497, that Vasco da Gama was given the command of the squadron he would lead on his maritime journey to India).
In the great hall, seven plays of Gil Vicente were performed and dedicated to Queen D. Maria of Castile and D. Catherine of Austria.
It was here that the Arrudas, Chanterenne and Diogo de Torralva (architects and engenieers) worked together.

Address: Public Garden

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  • Updated Jul 23, 2003
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