Bed Chamber of King Sebastian at the Palace of Sintra, Sintra Portugal
SINTRA, Portugal - Dating to the beginning of the 15th century, when it was known as the Gold Chamber, this was the bedchamber used by King Sebastian at the end of the 16th century. The tile wall consists of raised vine leaves and dates to the beginning of the 16th century. The Palace of Sintra (Palácio Nacional de Sintra) is a mediaeval royal palace in Sintra and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses several sites in and around Sintra, just outside Lisbon. The palace dates to at least the early 15th century and was at its peak during the 15th and 16th centuries. It remains one of the best-preserved royal residences in Portugal.