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This town near Lisbon, in the rustic area, is famous for its imposing Palace-Convent, the largest monument in Portugal, built by order of King Dom João V in the 18th century.In the surrounding area, it is worth visiting José Franco's ceramics workshop in village of Sobreiro, where you can appreciate the more traditional aspects of life in the local villages, life-sized or in animated miniatures and the gardens where it includes the "tapada de mafra"

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  • Updated Aug 9, 2004
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