Sala dos Cisnes (Swann Hall) at the Palace of Sintra, Sintra Portugal
SINTRA, Portugal - The original Grand Hall of the royal residence of Joao I, built at the beginning of the 15th century. During the reign of Manuel I it was designated as the Hall of the Princes. 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.
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