Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Anjos Palace

Built in the 19th century, Anjos Palace was part of a big farm known at the time as Villa and Miramar Park. Located right ouside Lisbon, at Algés, it has become a cultural center housing some very good exhibitions.



9 comments:

Tanya said...

Love that roof, very nice :)

babooshka said...

All just so picturesque.

Marcel said...

I love the roof. I assume those are tiles? Very colorful for sure and a neat looking building too.

Hope said...

The roof is just stunning....what beauty in a home or palace I should say!

My Life In Montreal said...

I love the roof...I love everything that's colourful.

Hilda said...

That's a fantastic roof!

Except for the color, it reminds me of some traditional Japanese roofs too — I'm not sure why, but I suspect it's the flower at the corner.

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About the Madonna with the moon at her feet — I've just asked a priest-artist/art historian friend about it. It's a typical image of Mary as the Immaculate Conception here and I always just assumed it came from Spain, along with the religion. I hope he can answer my questions.

Per Stromsjo said...

Wow, the colours of that first shot are really striking. A tribute to a generous, colourful architecture.

Louis la Vache said...

Beautiful tile work on the roof. It looks like a very interesting building to visit.

Anonymous said...

It will be nice to see more pictures from this town....